This content is PDF only. Please click on the PDF icon to access.
The first textbook of cardiology in English is said to have been Allan Burns' Observations on Some of the Most Frequent and Important Diseases of the Heart, etc. (1809). Burns (1781-1813), of Glasgow, covered the topic in 322 small octavo pages. James Hope (1801-1841) in his Treatise on the Diseases of the Heart and Great Vessels accomplished the same end in 612 pages and William Stokes' (1804-1878) The Diseases of the Heart and the Aorta did it in 689 pages (1854). In the United States, Austin Flint's (1812-1886) A Practical Treatise on the Diagnosis, Pathology, and Treatment of Diseases of
Learn more about subscription options.
Register Now for a free account.
Diseases of the Heart.. Ann Intern Med. 1966;65:867–869. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-65-4-867
Download citation file:
Published: Ann Intern Med. 1966;65(4):867-869.
Copyright © 2017 American College of Physicians. All Rights Reserved.
Print ISSN: 0003-4819 | Online ISSN: 1539-3704
Conditions of Use
This PDF is available to Subscribers Only