PAUL D. WHITE, F.A.C.P.
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I shall not discuss the cardiac problems in war time which are also those in times of peace and which include the vast bulk of all the problems that both civilian and military doctors have to face, such as the diagnosis of coronary and rheumatic heart disease, the treatment of angina pectoris and myocardial failure, acute pericarditis, and arrhythmias. I shall plunge at once into the specific problems bearing on the heart in this year 1942.
First, a brief word about the cardiologist himself. His rôle is not a simple one. If a civilian, he is overburdened with the cardiac
WHITE PD. CARDIAC PROBLEMS IN WAR TIME1. Ann Intern Med. 1943;18:323–331. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-18-3-323
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1943;18(3):323-331.
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