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This book contains the proceedings of the First International Congress on Sudden Death, held in Florence, Italy, 10 to 14 February 1969. Professor Lapiccirella was the inspiration and organizer of this memorable congress, whose participants included physicians, surgeons, educators, authors, religious exponents, poets, philosophers, pathologists, physiologists, and biologists from worldwide centers of learning. Their facts and opinions on the ethical and moral problems of sudden death and transplantation in today's world were provocative and timely.
The first part of this volume is devoted to the affirmation of sudden death resulting from today's most prevalent social disease—namely, heart disease and, more
Genesis of Sudden Death, and Reanimation. Clinical and Moral Problems Connected.. Ann Intern Med. ;77:159–160. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-77-1-159_2
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1972;77(1):159-160.
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