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Describing the clinical symptoms, clinical and electrocardiographic diagnosis, and therapy of the "arrhythmias," this new text "has been written for medical students and clinicians, who require a physiologic foundation for the comprehension of disturbances of heart rate, rhythm, and conduction. . . ."
The discussions of the disorders of hemodynamics are generally good, but otherwise the physiologic interpretations are too frequently inadequate or confusing. For example, the authors speak of transmembrane potentials, a subject worthy of much greater attention than it is given in this book: "When the electrical potential exceeds a certain value . . . (it) is discharged
Disturbances of Heart Rate, Rhythm and Conduction.. Ann Intern Med. ;56:814–815. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-56-5-814_2
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1962;56(5_Part_1):814-815.
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