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The symptom of chest pain, certainly one of the most common complaints presented to the general practitioner, internist, and chest physician, is frequently a very difficult diagnostic problem. This book makes the physician aware of the great variety of disorders which can cause chest pain, and leaves him with little doubt that chest pain will continue to be a frequent diagnostic problem. With the rising incidence of heart disease, the differentiation of this cause of chest pain from that caused by other disease processes will be even more important.
The authors have given us a systematic program for the investigation
Chest Pain. Systematic Differentiation and Treatment.. Ann Intern Med. ;55:873–874. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-55-5-873_2
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1961;55(5):873-874.
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