FREDERICK J. LEWY, M.D.
The American Council on Rheumatic Fever, through its Committee on Community Rheumatic Fever Programs, has recently conducted a survey on a representative sampling of programs to get answers to some of the many questions related to the management and control of this complex and elusive disease.
To report to the cardiologists of the country on one aspect of the survey, namely, the common diagnostic problems encountered in rheumatic fever clinics and wards, and their implication for the management of patients or suspects, is not only a privilege but also almost an obligation. For it is to the cardiologist that the
LEWY FJ. DIAGNOSTIC PROBLEMS OF RHEUMATIC FEVER AND THEIR IMPACT ON THE MANAGEMENT OF THE RHEUMATIC FEVER PATIENT1. Ann Intern Med. ;36:1042–1049. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-36-4-1042
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1952;36(4):1042-1049.
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