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Dr. Needles has prepared a comprehensive review for lay reading of the structure and function of the heart, with sections on rheumatic heart disease, coronary heart disease, heart failure, drugs—old and new, and such other varied topics as "Medical Care is a Family Affair," "Doctors, Drugs, Doubt, and Deceit," and "Diet, Digestion, and the Bowels." Throughout the book, there is an intertwining of medical fact and the author's philosophy, allowing the reader to draw extensively from this eminent cardiologist's rich experience.
In the author's words, the book is dedicated to "those who have been notified that a previously law abiding
Your Heart and Common Sense.. Ann Intern Med. ;60:1108. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-60-6-1108_2
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1964;60(6):1108.
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