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The importance of the problem expressed in the title of this book is apparent in the preface which points out that 200,000 children in the United States, between the ages of five and nineteen, have rheumatic heart disease, which is the leading cause of death in this age group. It is, therefore, a pleasure to find that this well-organized symposium gives excellent coverage of this very important problem. The various chapters are written by well-known authorities, and one can find little fault with the presentation. There is a surprising amount of sound information in a book so small, and no
The Heart and the School Child.. Ann Intern Med. ;33:489–490. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-33-2-489_2
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1950;33(2):489-490.
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