NEUTON S. STERN, M.D., F.A.C.P.
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The comparative rarity of paroxysmal ventricular tachycardia, and the opportunity to report upon the ineffective use of mecholyl in proved cases suggested the presentation of these cases.
Case 1. S. B. C., female, single, aged 75, seen in consultation with Dr. Otis S. Warr. She was admitted to the Baptist Memorial Hospital December 25, 1936, for pain in her chest, cough and expectoration. Diagnosis was made of bronchopneumonia and hypertension, the blood pressure being 155 systolic and 110 diastolic on admission. Three days later she became semicomatose, cyanotic, with shallow breathing of the Cheyne-Stokes type. Blood pressure 135
STERN NS. AN ARTICLE CONTRIBUTED TO AN ANNIVERSARY VOLUME IN HONOR OF DOCTOR JOSEPH HERSEY PRATT: PAROXYSMAL VENTRICULAR TACHYCARDIA: REPORT OF THREE CASES; MECHOLYL USED AND INEFFECTIVE IN TWO1. Ann Intern Med. ;11:519–526. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-11-3-519
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1937;11(3):519-526.
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