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While important advances have been made during the last two decades in the knowledge and clinical application of arterial blood determinations, the significance of venous pressure, on the other hand, has been greatly neglected. Although the latter does not appear to have the same degree of interest as the former in a number of more or less diverse clinical states, recent work has tended to emphasize its paramount importance in present or impending cardiac decompensation from any cause, or when there is reason to anticipate the possibility of this event during the course of several diseases. Venous pressure is the
Clinical Aspects of Venous Pressure. Macmillan Medical Monographs.. Ann Intern Med. 1929;3:190–191. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-3-2-190
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1929;3(2):190-191.
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