[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]
Other Articles
December 28, 1940

The Diagnosis and Treatment of Cardiovascular Disease

JAMA. 1940;115(26):2303-2304. doi:10.1001/jama.1940.02810520065025

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


This is a mounmental contribution to the field of diseases of the heart and blood vessels. It covers the modern point of view fully. This is important, since the subject has undergone considerable change in the past two decades as regards (1) the aspects of cardiovascular fields emphasized, (2) the substitution of the functional for the purely morphologic point of view. These changes are clearly reflected in this treatise. The sixty-two chapters of this two volume textbook are contributed by fifty-six eminent American authorities, the majority of whom have themselves advanced the knowledge of the subdivision about which they write. Being, almost without exception, clinicians as well as investigators, they write from the practical side based on experience in handling patients. They have thus presented the practical information for diagnosis and therapy in addition to the general concepts of diseases of the heart and blood vessels. The influence of the

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