This content is PDF only. Please click on the PDF icon to access.
In spite of the many unknowns concerning future medical practice, one fact seems clear: the geriatric population will continue to increase. This trend affects all practicing physicians (with perhaps pediatricians and obstetricians excepted), and physicians themselves have been a major factor in increasing American longevity. Well-designed geriatric texts, particularly addressed to today's specialists, have been slow in forthcoming. No segment of the population escapes cardiovascular disease, and all will ultimately develop it in some form if they survive long enough.
The editor, from Tulane University and the Ochsner Clinic, has drawn contributors from the United States, London, Glasgow, and Capetown.
Learn more about subscription options.
Register Now for a free account.
Cardiovascular Disease in the Elderly.. Ann Intern Med. 1985;102:439. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-102-3-439_2
Download citation file:
Published: Ann Intern Med. 1985;102(3):439.
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