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As the title suggests and as the author declares in his introduction, this book is intended to deal with those who made contributions to cardiovascular knowledge which lead finally to a recognition of the circulation of the blood. "What circumstances helped them in their quest and what hindered them? How far did they progress and where did they fall in error? How did they live?" The goal is a worthy one, but unfortunately so much attention is paid to the discoverers and, indeed, to aspects of their lives that are not always important in this context, that the discoveries are
Discoverers of Blood Circulation. From Aristotle to the Times of Da Vinci and Harvey.. Ann Intern Med. ;59:588–589. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-59-4-588_2
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1963;59(4):588-589.
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