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June 6, 1986

1985 Year Book of Cardiology

JAMA. 1986;255(21):3023. doi:10.1001/jama.1986.03370210191038

The "Year Books" have been a unique reference source over the years. The 1985 Year Book of Cardiology is Year Book Medical Publishers' 25th-anniversary edition and the best one so far.

Six editors were involved. I assume some or all of them worked with reviewers and abstractors who were the first to cull the 100,000 medical and surgical articles pertaining to cardiology and its subdivisions. Drs Harvey, Kirkendall, Kirklin, Nadas, Resnekov, and Sonnenblick have reviewed and edited the articles they deemed worthy of being included in this review book, which covers the 12 months ending December 1984. Three of these physicians, Drs Harvey, Kirklin, and Nadas, have been editors during the 25 years of this Year Book's existence. For Drs Kirklin and Nadas this one is their last. The cardiology Year Books have been popular. It is an impossible task to read all of the articles available in a given