0
We're unable to sign you in at this time. Please try again in a few minutes.
Retry
We were able to sign you in, but your subscription(s) could not be found. Please try again in a few minutes.
Retry
There may be a problem with your account. Please contact the AMA Service Center to resolve this issue.
Contact the AMA Service Center:
Telephone: 1 (800) 262-2350 or 1 (312) 670-7827  *   Email: subscriptions@jamanetwork.com
Error Message ......
ARTICLE |

COMMENTS ON THE TREATMENT OF HEART DISEASE

JAMES B. HERRICK, M.D
JAMA. 1928;91(23):1761-1763. doi:10.1001/jama.1928.02700230001001.
Text Size: A A A
Published online

ABSTRACT

In this paper there might properly be considered the preventive treatment of heart disease. This would include the proper management of acute and chronic general and focal infections whose relation to acute carditis and so-called chronic fibrous myocarditis is rationally assumed, rather than proved, to be rather close. There would be stressed the prevention and early treatment of syphilis, a prolific cause of aortic and cardiac disease. Above all there would be emphasized the importance of doing what can be done to guard against rheumatism. Cooperation in the international study of rheumatism would be urged as a privilege and a duty for American medicine. There would also be mention of the regulation of modes of living in the attempt to prevent or postpone the early breakdown of the heart of valvular or myocardial disease or of hypertension. So, too, there would be noted a group with potential heart disease, those

Topics

Sign in

Create a free personal account to sign up for alerts, share articles, and more.

Purchase Options

• Buy this article
• Subscribe to the journal

First Page Preview

View Large
First page PDF preview

First Page Preview

View Large
First page PDF preview

Figures

Tables

References

CME
Also Meets CME requirements for:
Browse CME for all U.S. States
Accreditation Information
The American Medical Association is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The AMA designates this journal-based CME activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM per course. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Physicians who complete the CME course and score at least 80% correct on the quiz are eligible for AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM.
Note: You must get at least of the answers correct to pass this quiz.
Your answers have been saved for later.
You have not filled in all the answers to complete this quiz
The following questions were not answered:
Sorry, you have unsuccessfully completed this CME quiz with a score of
The following questions were not answered correctly:
Commitment to Change (optional):
Indicate what change(s) you will implement in your practice, if any, based on this CME course.
Your quiz results:
The filled radio buttons indicate your responses. The preferred responses are highlighted
For CME Course: A Proposed Model for Initial Assessment and Management of Acute Heart Failure Syndromes
Indicate what changes(s) you will implement in your practice, if any, based on this CME course.

Multimedia

Some tools below are only available to our subscribers or users with an online account.

Sign in

Create a free personal account to sign up for alerts, share articles, and more.

Purchase Options

• Buy this article
• Subscribe to the journal

Related Content

Customize your page view by dragging & repositioning the boxes below.

Jobs
brightcove.createExperiences();