STUART W. MCLEOD, M.D.
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The clinical features associated with an acute episode of a coronary occlusion with myocardial infarction are so well known to the medical profession today that the diagnosis of this condition is usually made with ease on the basis of the history and physical examination. This has been due to the pioneering work of Herrick,1, 2, 3 Dock,4 Wearn,5 and Levine6 as well as others who were among the first to point out the essential symptomatology and physical findings upon which the diagnosis rests.
The purpose of this paper is to present an additional feature of the disease which may be
MCLEOD SW. THE BEHAVIORAL RESPONSE OF PATIENTS SEIZED WITH AN ACUTE MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION1. Ann Intern Med. 1949;30:757–765. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-30-4-757
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1949;30(4):757-765.
Acute Coronary Syndromes, Cardiology, Coronary Heart Disease, Emergency Medicine.
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