February 1948

Electrocardiografía clínica con estudio de derrivaciones unipolares.

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By Sergio Alvarez Mena, M.D. Price, $10. Pp. 568. Habana, Cuba: M. Fresneda (Editor), 1947.

Arch Intern Med (Chic). 1948;81(2):244. doi:10.1001/archinte.1948.00220200132015

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Even though it hasn't been the reviewer's privilege to read other books on electrocardiography written in Spanish, it would appear that Dr. Alvarez Mena has set with the publication of this textbook a pattern for other Spanish authors in the field to follow.

Through his experience as faculty instructor and as chief of the cardiology service of the Department of Medical Pathology at the University Hospital of Habana, Dr. Mena has felt the need of a suitable textbook in Spanish which would present not only what is basic and fundamental but also the new orientations and concepts on the science of electrocardiography. Equipped with adequate and generous training obtained from his teachers, Drs. F. N. Wilson, F. F. Rosenbaum, L. N. Katz, P. D. White and S. A. Levine in this country and Dr. P. D. Sodi of the National Institute of Cardiology of Mexico, the author is well qualified

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