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December 5, 1936

Klinik und Therapie der Herzkrankheiten und der Gefässerkrankungen: Vorträge für praktische Ärzte

JAMA. 1936;107(23):1916-1917. doi:10.1001/jama.1936.02770490070037

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Abstract

The material in this edition as in previous ones is presented in simple fashion without at the same time sacrificing much in the way of accuracy. The presentation avoids the repetitious and cumbersome style usual in textbooks. The exposition is based on the author's own experience and that of the entire Viennese school. The author not only presents the clinical facts but also attempts to explain them rationally. In this edition there is added a section on the diseases of the peripheral vessels, on the cardiac arrhythmias and on the Adams-Stokes syndrome and allied conditions. Many useful diagnostic and therapeutic suggestions will be found. Naturally, some of the observations contained are not widely held in this country, but little controversial material is presented. For example, the idea that the pulse is small in mitral stenosis is not the universal experience. There is too much stress laid on proprietary drugs and

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