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In a text offered primarily for the "uninitiated," Ziegler attempts to "achieve a comprehensive and correlative approach" to the problem of differentiating the normal from the abnormal cardiovascular system in the first year of life. Initial chapters deal with a "concept of normal" and review the fetal circulation together with the hemodynamic alterations during neonatal life. Subsequent chapters consider the evaluation of heart murmurs, of cyanosis, of heart size and of alterations in heart rate and rhythm. Cardiac findings in respiratory distress, heart failure, electrolyte disorders and pulmonary problems are covered superficially. In the absence of other texts which attempt
Cardiac Evaluation of Normal Infants. The Clinical and Clinical Laboratory Differentiation Between Normal and Abnormal.. Ann Intern Med. ;64:958. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-64-4-958_2
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1966;64(4):958.
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