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August 20, 1927

History of Cardiology.

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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