[Skip to Content]
Access to paid content on this site is currently suspended due to excessive activity being detected from your IP address Please contact the publisher to request reinstatement.
[Skip to Content Landing]
July 23, 1955

Heart Disease: Its Diagnosis and Treatment

JAMA. 1955;158(12):1144. doi:10.1001/jama.1955.02960120144028

This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables.


In this edition Dr. Goldberger has retained the same general pattern as in the first edition, but with a number of changes and additions. Chapters that have been revised and expanded are those on heart failure, congenital heart disease, cardiac surgery, hypertension, and myocardial infarction. A new chapter on ballistocardiography has been added. Dr. Goldberger, who is probably best known for his work on unipolar electrocardiography, has resisted the temptation to overemphasize that phase of cardiology and has written a well-balanced, up-to-date, standard book on heart disease as a whole. It is well illustrated. At the end of each chapter there is a well-selected bibliography. This volume is recommended as a textbook for medical students and interns and as a reference book for the general practitioner.

First Page Preview View Large
First page PDF preview
First page PDF preview