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Heart Failure

JAMA. 1941;116(12):1333-1334. doi:10.1001/jama.1941.02820120147033.
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This book is a worthy successor to the first edition and will occupy the same high position of authority that was accorded its predecessor. Attention should again be directed to the fact that this work is an exposition only of heart and circulatory failure. Heart disease is discussed only in reference to failure of the heart or peripheral circulation. This method of dealing with the subject permits the author to limit sharply his discussion and, more important, it permits him to discuss his subject with great thoroughness and accuracy within a single volume. Every important fact pertinent to the cause, recognition or treatment of heart failure will be found in this book.

The discussion is initiated with a description of the concept and the types of circulatory failure. The cardiac output, blood velocity and volume, under normal conditions and in failure, are then set forth. The arterial and venous phenomena

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