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By FISHBERG ARTHUR M.. , M.D., 2nd edition. 829 pages; 15.5 X 24 cm. Lea & Febiger; , Philadelphia: . 1940.. Price, $8.50.

Ann Intern Med. 1943;19(3):552. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-19-3-552_1
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Incorporating advances made in the field since the first publication, the second edition of this fine book holds a vast amount of information for those interested in the cardiovascular system. The material is well ordered and clearly presented and no aspect of circulatory failure seems to be omitted. The physiologic mechanisms regulating changes in the circulation and the basis for the various symptoms and signs in failure are covered in detail. Physiology is related to clinical cardiology in the discussions of failure in various cardiac affections and in the rationalization of treatment. There is a large bibliography with well incorporated



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