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How much does therapy of coronary heart disease cost? Although many investigators have tried to answer this question, few have done as thorough a job as the authors and collaborators of this book. The overall quality of the essays is very high, beginning with the natural history of the disease through the medical and surgical approaches to management. A bonus is the report of a controlled medical-surgical trial that analyzes not just medical outcomes but also some of the social and financial outcomes.
Given the ability of bypass surgery to alleviate some of the morbidity of this disease, what are
Social and Economic Impacts of Coronary Artery Disease.. Ann Intern Med. 1981;94:286. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-94-2-286_2
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