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The authors have attempted to marry the basic sciences and clinical manifestations of cardiovascular disease. This difficult task has been successfully accomplished in two volumes, contributed to by an impressive array of 104 authors. There are five major sections: "Anatomic, Physiologic, and Chemical Considerations"; "Functional Disorders," which includes chapters on the arrhythmias, congestive heart failure, digitalis, electrolytes, shock, and psychological aspects of cardiovascular diseases; "Clinical Heart Disease," which covers the clinical aspects of specific cardiovascular disorders; "Vascular Disease," which concentrates on specific abnormalities of the arterial, venous, and lymphatic systems; and "Techniques for Studying the Cardiovascular System." Each chapter is
Cardiac and Vascular Diseases.. Ann Intern Med. 1972;76:345. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-76-2-345_1
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