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This relatively short monograph is presented in a terse, succinct but eminently readable style. In his preface the author well states that in so controversial a field as that of thromboembolism, many crucial decisions in treatment must be based on presumptive evidence which can only be assessed clinically. It is important then periodically to assemble, analyze and crystallize accrued evidence to date to form a working hypothesis in therapy. This goal Dr. Askey attains with sufficient inclusiveness but always with a pleasant conciseness. The author divides each of his nine chapters into consideration of rheumatic, followed by that of arteriosclerotic
Systemic Arterial Embolism: Pathogenesis and Prophylaxis.. Ann Intern Med. ;48:214–215. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-48-1-214
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1958;48(1):214-215.
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