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The more recent explanations of the pharmacological and clinical action of digitalis are presented in this volume. The author emphasizes that the clinical indication for the use of this drug is primarily congestive heart failure, no matter what the heart rythm may be. He also points out that its continued use tends to prevent subsequent failure in a heart which has failed at one time. It would seem to be of use in preventing failure, when such a state might be assumed to be imminent. The reviewer highly recommends this book to practitioners, especially that part which deals with the
The Clinical Use of Digitalis.. Ann Intern Med. ;10:1730. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-10-11-1730_1
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