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January 1958

Pediatric Cardiology.

AMA Arch Intern Med. 1958;101(1):160. doi:10.1001/archinte.1958.00260130174025

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Dr. Nadas describes his text as a "handbook for the pediatrician, the general physician, and the medical student." This volume of 587 pages is more than a handbook, and although no attempt has been made to cover each subject exhaustively, much detailed information has been incorporated. The literature abounds with articles pertaining to pediatric cardiology, but from a practical standpoint it is difficult for many physicians to familiarize themselves with all of the facets of the subject. One of the outstanding contributions of this book is that it has synthesized the clinical and laboratory aspects of pediatric cardiology in a concise and lucid fashion. Although emphasis has been placed on the clinical recognition and management of heart disease in children, hemodynamic and physiological considerations have not been ignored. The book is well balanced and well organized. The text is divided into four parts. Part 1 includes methods of diagnosis, such

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