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This is a comprehensive monograph devoted to cardiovascular sound and cardiac auscultation. It is illustrated profusely by spectral phonocardiograms. There is an excellent history of cardiovascular sound, with subsequent chapters devoted to basic considerations of the stethoscope, phonocardiography, heart valves, generation and transmission of sound, auscultatory and physical characteristics of the major categories of cardiovascular sound, and cardiovascular sound in disease.
There is an extensive bibliography and a detailed index. The author has made many valuable contributions to the field of phonocardiography. This text is illustrated profusely with spectral phonocardiograms for which the author claims the following advantages in a
Cardiovascular Sound in Health and Disease.. Ann Intern Med. ;50:1552. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-50-6-1552_1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1959;50(6):1552.
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