THEODORE BEVIER BAYLES, M.D.; WILLIAM HALL LEWIS JR., M.D.
The occurrence of a specific disease may vary, not only in the incidence with which it afflicts a number of individuals, but also in the relative number of individuals differing by age, sex, or other factors. How much middle life or late maturity may alter the reaction of the individual to the same disease is a question not entirely clear. It is becoming a more important one in view of the aging of the population and the greater number of older people incurring acute infectious as well as chronic degenerative diseases. In disease of the cardiovascular system, this age variation
BAYLES TB, LEWIS WH. SUBACUTE BACTERIAL ENDOCARDITIS IN OLDER PEOPLE(SUBACUTE BACTERIAL ENDOCARDITIS IN OLDER PEOPLE*). Ann Intern Med. 1940;13:2154–2163. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-13-11-2154
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1940;13(11):2154-2163.
Cardiology, Endocarditis, Geriatric Medicine, Infectious Disease, Streptococcal Infections.
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