JOHN T. KING, M.D., F.A.C.P.
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For some years the question of etiology has held a fascination for many of us who are interested in the cardiovascular disorders of middle and late life. In what way do persons who experience a sudden occlusion of a coronary artery at the average age of about 60 years differ from the generality of mankind? Are they members of unfortunate families, victims of improper habits of activity or diet, or do they smoke, drink, or exercise too violently? Is the "pace of modern life" too brisk or demanding?
I confess to an inability to establish a constitutional type as a
KING JT. CERTAIN INFECTIONS IN THE BACKGROUND OF PATIENTS WITH CORONARY OCCLUSION*. Ann Intern Med. 1942;16:462–471. doi: https://doi.org/10.7326/0003-4819-16-3-462
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1942;16(3):462-471.
Cardiology, Coronary Heart Disease, Infectious Disease.
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