EDWARD MASSIE, M.D., F.A.C.P.; CHARLES H. HUGULEY, M.D.; HYMAN S. STILLERMAN, M.D.
As a consequence of recent animal experiments demonstrating the possibilities of revival of organisms, much interest has been aroused regarding the mode of death of the human heart particularly in regard to its functional deterioration. In addition, a study of the dramatic effect of intracardiac therapy on the terminal heart in patients dying from various diseases has been considered by us as a field of paramount importance particularly since we have had occasion to witness recently several instances of precipitous, unexpected, and unexplained death.
Objective studies of the effect of death on the heart must depend in great part on
MASSIE E, HUGULEY CH, STILLERMAN HS. THE HEART IN THE TERMINAL STATE: EFFECT OF INTRACARDIAC EPINEPHRINE1. Ann Intern Med. ;29:838–859. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-29-5-838
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1948;29(5):838-859.
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