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May 1952

Hypertension: A Symposium Held at the University of Minnesota on Sept. 18-20, 1950.

AMA Arch Intern Med. 1952;89(5):857. doi:10.1001/archinte.1952.00240050171014

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On Sept. 18 to 20, 1950, a symposium on hypertension was held at the University of Minnesota in honor of Dr. Elexious T. Bell, Dr. Benjamin J. Clawson, and Dr. George E. Fahr, each of whom holds the title of Professor Emeritus of the University of Minnesota Medical School. Distinguished clinicians and investigators from all parts of the United States contributed papers on the subject of hypertension, beginning with the history and progressing to discussions on the anatomy, etiology, pathology, pathophysiology, experimental production, symptomatology, and treatment of the various forms of hypertension.

This book comprises in chapter form all the papers given at the three-day meeting and includes the interesting floor discussions which followed the presentation of each paper.

The book represents a valuable addition to the library of both the physician whose primary interest is cardiovascular disease and the general physician as an excellent source of reference on all

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