FRANCIS F. HARRISON, M.D., F.A.C.P.
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Since the introduction of anticoagulant drugs in the therapy of myocardial infarction there has been a continued effort to assess their value accurately. The study having the widest scope is that sponsored by the American Heart Association.1 In this large series much effort was expended toward trying to achieve adequate controls. Even so, possible sources of error have since been pointed out by Doscher and Poindexter.2 This and other papers have served to clarify the question as to what factors are important in determining the mortality rate in myocardial infarction.
For some years we have been interested in myocardial infarction
HARRISON FF. MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION IN A RURAL HOSPITAL1. Ann Intern Med. 1951;35:872–877. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-35-4-872
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1951;35(4):872-877.
Acute Coronary Syndromes, Cardiology, Coronary Heart Disease, Emergency Medicine.
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