FRANK T. FULTON
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Interest in any subject is usually accentuated by some study of its early history, and in connection with some of the now well understood diseases a fascinating story may be written.
Medical students of 20 years ago seldom, if ever, heard of the clinical diagnosis of coronary thrombosis. Angina pectoris on the other hand was frequently discussed; that diagnosis, when made, carried with it in the minds of most, the sentence of a short life, terminating in sudden death. Now-a-days coronary thrombosis is up for daily discussion in a routine hospital visit; a fairly good guess can be made as
FULTON FT. AN ARTICLE CONTRIBUTED TO AN ANNIVERSARY VOLUME IN HONOR OF DOCTOR JOSEPH HERSEY PRATT: CORONARY ARTERY DISEASE; A HISTORICAL SKETCH*. Ann Intern Med. 1938;11:1433–1442. doi: https://doi.org/10.7326/0003-4819-11-8-1433
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1938;11(8):1433-1442.
Cardiology, Coronary Heart Disease.
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