JOSEPH SAILER, M.D.
In the reading of medical literature and in the practice of medicine, particularly if, as a result of hospital and consultation work, one is thrown much in contact with other physicians, one is impressed with the belief that exists in the efficacy of digitalis in all forms of heart disease. Heart-disease is by no means a uniform condition. Although the symptomatology does not vary so greatly, the conditions underlying these combinations of symptoms represent pathological conditions that differ fundamentally. It has seemed, therefore, worth while to make some attempt to discover whether there is any real basis for the profound
SAILER J. Cardiac Conditions Contra-indicating the Use of Digitalis1. Ann Intern Med. ;1:902–911. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-1-11-902
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1928;1(11):902-911.
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