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August 20, 1927

History of Cardiology.

Author Affiliations

By Louis Faugères Bishop, M.A., M.D., Sc.D., President, Medical Association of Greater City of New York, and John Neilson, Jr., B.S., M.D., Assistant in the Cardiac Clinic, St. Luke's Hospital, New York. With an Introduction by Victor Robinson, Ph.C., M.D. Cloth. Price, $5. Pp. 71. New York: Medical Lite Press, 1927.

JAMA. 1927;89(8):641. doi:10.1001/jama.1927.02690080073036

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In this essay the authors recite the accomplishments in the advance of our knowledge with regard to the heart and its functions. Twelve full page illustrations reveal the physical characteristics of some of the leading discoverers. The authors show that cardiology has developed coincidentally and collaterally with other sciences and look to discoveries in mechanics and electricity to make still further progress.

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