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As in the first edition, the author has maintained the excellent manner of presentation. The number of illustrations and pages have been increased by a third. The author has enlarged the section on roentgenkymography and has added data concerning this method in various parts of the book. A section on the theory of the electrocardiogram as recently presented by Schellong has been revised, and sections have been added on the use of the vectordiagram and on the heart in diabetes. The part dealing with the electrocardiogram in left and right axis deviation has been expanded. The section on diseases of the coronary artery has also been greatly expanded and has been separated from that on heart failure. An attempt has been made to outline the appearance of the chest leads in this condition. While this section is a great improvement over the last, several of the diagrams used, such as
Die Herzkrankheiten: Klinik, Röntgenbild und Elektrokardiogramm. JAMA. 1939;113(14):1355. doi:10.1001/jama.1939.02800390077031
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