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December 1913

A CLINICAL STUDY OF HYPERTENSIVE CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE

Author Affiliations

NEW YORK

From the Department of Practice of Medicine, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York.

Arch Intern Med (Chic). 1913;XII(6):755-798. doi:10.1001/archinte.1913.00070060147012
Abstract

CONTENTS 

  1. Material studied.

  2. Sex distribution.

  3. Proportion of living and dead.

  4. Age distribution.

  5. Distribution by height of systolic blood-pressures.

  6. Symptoms associated with hypertension:

    1. Cardiac symptoms.

    2. Renal symptoms.

    3. Cerebral symptoms.

    4. General symptoms.

    5. Symptoms depending upon other diseases.

  7. Causes of death and the relation of early symptoms to them:

    1. Distribution by causes of death.

      • Sex distribution.

      • Age in relation to causes of death.

      • The relation of blood-pressure to causes of death.

  8. Distribution by symptoms.

    • The relation of blood-pressure to early symptoms.

    • The relation of early symptoms to causes of death.

The study here reported was begun a year and a half ago. It was undertaken primarily with a view to determining whether or not a critical analysis of a large group of histories of persons with high blood-pressure would disclose any hitherto unsuspected relations

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