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Cardiovascular disease is still the commonest cause of death and disability in the Western world. For the primary care physician treating patients with cardiac disease, the Atlas of Heart Disease is a concise, yet comprehensive presentation of the current state-of-the-art in correlating the clinical with the anatomic-pathologic findings of a given heart disorder. The book begins with a developmental atlas that discusses the essential, anatomic, physiologic, and biochemical bases of normal heart function. A description of various noninvasive and invasive methods of assessing the cardiac patient follows. Although the discussions of the physical examination and phonocardiographic, roentgenographic, and electrocardiographic evaluations
Atlas of Heart Disease.. Ann Intern Med. 1984;100:469–470. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-100-3-469_3
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1984;100(3):469-470.
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