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This monograph on ballistocardiography includes two lectures delivered by the author in the Spring of 1951. It is an attempt . . . "to look at its remote and recent ancestors, its present condition, and hazard a guess or two as to the direction it will take in the future."
There are chapters devoted to history, instruments, the abnormal ballistocardiogram, cardiac output, clinical significance of the abnormal pattern and abnormal output, and the vectorballistocardiogram. Unfortunately, the text is brief without being clear; many illustrations are inadequately labelled; and the explanations are often confusing. Insufficient emphasis is placed upon the influence
The Ballistocardiogram: A Dynamic Record of the Heart Beat.. Ann Intern Med. ;40:1055–1056. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-40-5-1055_3
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1954;40(5):1055-1056.
Cardiac Diagnosis and Imaging, Cardiology.
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