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August 1958

A Bibliography of Internal Medicine: Auricular Fibrillation

Author Affiliations

San Francisco

Lane Medical Library.

AMA Arch Intern Med. 1958;102(2):302-313. doi:10.1001/archinte.1958.00260200130011

Evolution of Modern Medicine  This section, which has as its primary purpose a review of the contributions of medical investigators and observers of the past to the present-day concepts of disease, is under the special editorship of Dr. Arthur Bloomfield, 2398 Sacramento St., San Francisco 15.His editorial in the August, 1957, issue of the A. M. A. Archives of Internal Medicine, gives further detail of what it is hoped to accomplish in these articles. Contributions or comments for this section may be sent directly to Dr. Bloomfield, or to the Chief Editor for transmittal to him.The story of the development of knowledge of auricular fibrillation, one of the most frequent and important of the cardiac arrhythmias, can be traced in interesting fashion through the various editions of Sir Thomas Lewis' great treatise (The Mechanism of the Heart Beat, London, Shaw and Sons, 1911; The Mechanism and Graphic Registration

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