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After an introductory chapter devoted mainly to the technique of making phonocardiograms, this book is divided into four sections. The first presents the history and physics of sound as related to auscultation and phonocardiography and contains much interesting information. The second and third deal with auscultation and phonocardiography and their applications to diagnosis of acquired and congenital heart diseases, respectively. The fourth section is stated to contain miscellaneous information concerned principally with arrhythmias.
The authors have based their book upon study of abundant clinical material. For example, it is stated that more than 150 patients with congenital aortic stenosis have
Heart Sounds and Murmurs. A Clinical and Phonocardiographic Study.. Ann Intern Med. ;55:537–538. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-55-3-537
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1961;55(3):537-538.
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