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The Pressure Pulses in the Cardiovascular System. Monograph on Physiology.

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By WIGGERS CARL J.. , M. D., Professor of Physiology in the School of Medicine of Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio. 200 pages, with diagrams and illustrations. Longmans, Green and Co., London-New York-Toronto: , 1928.. Price: $5.00

Ann Intern Med. 1929;2(8):838-839. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-2-8-838
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The book is dedicated to Graham Lusk. Its object has been the analysis, in the briefest manner possible, of the present status of our knowledge concerning the pressure pulses in the cardiovascular system. Apparatus for making cardioynamic studies, comparable in accuracy to physical instruments used for other types of physiological investigation has been available for a comparatively short time only. Its use under controlled experimental conditions demands a specialized technique, and the evaluation of records must be tempered by an insight gained only by years of service. Consequently this important method for investigating the dynamics of the heart and circulation


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