A. R. FREEMAN, M.D.; SAMUEL A. LEVINE, M.D., F.A.C.P.
The significance of the systolic heart murmur has long been a matter of considerable discussion. Not so very long ago, if a heart murmur was heard in a patient, the physician would quickly make a diagnosis of some organic heart condition. If it were systolic in time, and especially if apical in origin, a diagnosis of mitral insufficiency would be made. About fifteen years ago, particularly as a result of the extensive experience with neurocirculatory asthenia, or the so-called soldier's heart during the great war, the pendulum began to swing to the diametrically opposite position. It was found that
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FREEMAN AR, LEVINE SA. The Clinical Significance of the Systolic Murmur(The Clinical Significance of the Systolic Murmur*†A Study of 1000 Consecutive "Non-Cardiac" Cases)(The Clinical Significance of the Systolic Murmur*†A Study of 1000 Consecutive "Non-Cardiac" Cases): A Study of 1000 Consecutive "Non-Cardiac" Cases. Ann Intern Med. 1933;6:1371–1385. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-6-11-1371
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1933;6(11):1371-1385.
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