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This is a well prepared and pleasantly written treatise on hypertension and related subjects, designed to be of practical value to all who undertake the care of patients suffering from arterial hypertension. Many subjects are covered beyond the immediate framework of arterial hypertension per se; thus the clinical features and treatment of congestive heart failure, coronary artery disease, and cerebrovascular accidents are thoroughly discussed. It is pleasing to find that the authors emphasize that lowered blood pressure is not a common cause of cerebral thrombosis, as is sometimes taught.
There are several innovations since the first edition: a chapter has
Arterial Hypertension: Its Diagnosis and Treatment.. Ann Intern Med. 1950;32:578. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-32-3-578_1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1950;32(3):578.
Cardiology, Coronary Risk Factors, Hypertension, Nephrology.
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