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Unevenness of style and quality characterize the 19 chapters of this multiauthored monograph. Controversy is the unifying theme of such widely diverse topics as anticoagulation, cardiomyopathy, mobile intensive care units, His' bundle electrocardiography, and physical activity in coronary artery disease. Doris Escher's excellent chapter "The Use of Artificial Pacemakers in Acute Myocardial Infarction," combines a superb review of the literature with her own carefully documented experience. The 136 references in her chapter contrast sharply with the six references in the bibliography of "Indication for Coronary Artery Surgery and Patient Selection," a very personal statement of the extensive experience of Richard
Controversy in Cardiology. The Practical Clinical Approach.. Ann Intern Med. ;85:703. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-85-5-703_3
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1976;85(5):703.
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