JOHN WALSH, M.D.; G. E. BURCH, M.D., F.A.C.P.; AUBREY WHITE, M.D.; WILLIAM MOGABGAB, M.D., F.A.C.P.; LAWRENCE DIETLEIN, M.D.
The foreknowledge of the approaching pandemic of Asian influenza permitted for the first time the planning of programs for the study of many aspects of the disease in different areas of the country. The present report concerns observations on the influence of Asian influenza on the cardiovascular system of man.
Initially it was planned to study fairly intensively patients with acute uncomplicated influenza. Unfortunately, however, the disease reached the New Orleans area in epidemic proportions in July and August, 1957, even before it involved other sections of the country, except for occasional small outbreaks among soldiers, sailors and travelers returning
WALSH J, BURCH GE, WHITE A, MOGABGAB W, DIETLEIN L. A STUDY OF THE EFFECTS OF TYPE A (ASIAN STRAIN) INFLUENZA ON THE CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM OF MAN12. Ann Intern Med. 1958;49:502–528. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-49-3-502
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1958;49(3):502-528.
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