SAMUEL BAER, M.D.; HAROLD FRANKEL, M.D.
Only in the last decade has acute myocardial infarction been considered as Christian1 thought it should be, "an easily diagnosable condition." Following the early excellent clinical descriptions by Herrick,2 Levine and Tranter,3 Wearn,4 Gardinier,5 and Hamman,6 the medical profession began to realize that myocardial infarction was neither as rare nor as fatal as it was originally considered.
It seemed profitable to review the cases seen in a large general hospital and determine what progress had been made during the past decade in the diagnosis and treatment of acute myocardial infarction. The material presented includes every case of acute myocardial infarction
BAER S, FRANKEL H. STUDIES IN ACUTE MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION. I. THE CLINICAL PICTURE AND DIAGNOSIS1. Ann Intern Med. 1944;20:108–114. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-20-1-108
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1944;20(1):108-114.
Acute Coronary Syndromes, Cardiology, Coronary Heart Disease, Emergency Medicine.
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