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Since the first edition of this book in 1947 the field of cardiology has literally exploded with new concepts and techniques. To the beginner it appears to be at best a bewildering display of medicine interacting with physics, engineering, and mathematics. Thus a book such as this, which is specifically aimed at the medical student and house officer, is even more needed today in its fourth edition than it was in its first. Certainly there are some methods that never change, such as the complete history and careful physical examination, and these are beautifully covered in the text. The writing
A Primer of Cardiology.. Ann Intern Med. 1971;75:332. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-75-2-332_2
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