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The authors have undertaken a very ambitious task: to include under one cover a comprehensive description of what is reasonably known about not only the cardiac but also the peripheral circulatory systems. The content ranges from a review of the basic principles of fluid mechanics, through a detailed description of regulatory mechanisms involving specialized circulatory systems in every organ, to a description of several clinical entities including shock and hypertension. Their primary thrust has been to present easily readable, understood, and recalled descriptions of what is known of circulatory regulatory systems. When presented with a choice of describing circulatory phenomena
Circulation.. Ann Intern Med. 1971;75:817. doi: https://doi.org/10.7326/0003-4819-75-5-817_1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1971;75(5):817.
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