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The problem of trauma, effort and emotional strain and its relationship to subsequent cardiac disability has long been clouded by conclusions based on the impression that there is a causal relationship between effort and heart disease. The purpose of this book is to provide medical criteria for determining causal relationship between trauma and heart disease, and to render assistance to referees and medical boards by providing factual data helpful in reviewing controversial medical evidence. In order to establish such scientific criteria, the author has critically analyzed one hundred consecutive Workmen's Compensation cases involving heart disease. The entire group is coded
Heart Disease and Industry, with Particular Reference to Workmen's Compensation Cases.. Ann Intern Med. ;41:1089–1090. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-41-5-1089_2
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1954;41(5):1089-1090.
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