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Twenty-seven papers assembled as a festschrift that marks the 400th-year anniversary of the birth of William Harvey. The first three chapters provide the historical overture to the following survey papers on today's knowledge of human circulation: the biography of Harvey by D.G. James is followed by a historical sketch of The Harvey Society of New York by A.G. Beam and an account of respiratory physiology in Harvey's time by R. Hierons. The survey papers deal, in differing proportions of basic science and clinical knowledge, with what is known today of the function and structure—normal and
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Circulation of the Blood.. Ann Intern Med. 1979;90:291. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-90-2-291_3
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1979;90(2):291.
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