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Although the impact of coronary care on mortality from myocardial infarction has remained controversial, there is no argument that coronary care units have sparked an extensive and widespread clinical investigative effort that has greatly expanded the knowledge of cardiovascular disease.
The editors' main effort is to bring this knowledge, in the form of discussion of new techniques and treatment modalities, together in one volume. The chapters are good current review articles. Some are succinct, whereas others contain too much technical data without addressing the clinical usefulness of the techniques or treatments. The 95 pages for discussion of nuclear medicine and
Coronary Care.. Ann Intern Med. 1981;94:826–827. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-94-6-826_3
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1981;94(6):826-827.
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