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This new book contains chapters on most topics usually covered in other textbooks on cardiovascular disease. Often explanations of cardiac mechanisms are incomplete or are abruptly terminated with such statements as "the mechanism (auricular flutter with varying block) is fully discussed elsewhere," or "the mechanism (interference dissociation) has been fully described elsewhere," or "the reasons for these differences are given elsewhere." In each instance "elsewhere" is a reference to the author's textbook of electrocardiography. The rôle of the electrocardiogram in the diagnosis of myocardial infarction is covered with the statement. "The most important single aid in the diagnosis of coronary
Cardiovascular Disease.. Ann Intern Med. 1949;31:934–937. doi: https://doi.org/10.7326/0003-4819-31-5-934_2
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