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Disturbances of the Heart.

JAMA. 1917;LXVIII(7):570. doi:10.1001/jama.1917.04270020234036.
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Safe and sane guides to therapeusis are particularly needed in diseases of the heart and blood vessels, which occur frequently and in which much can be accomplished for the patient by rational measures. Osborne presents a concise description of the methods of treatment indicated in these diseases. In the chapters on blood pressure, proportionately more full than those dealing with other cardiac disturbances, the methods of determining pressures are discussed, together with the significance of high and low pressures, as related to the heart itself and as indexes of the presence of concomitant conditions. Chapters on pericarditis, myocardial disturbances, endocarditis and chronic valvular disease follow. Heart disease in children and in pregnancy are discussed, as are also the problems of therapy arising in cardiorenal disease. Abnormalities of rhythm and rate are considered in the light of recent studies with the electrocardiograph. The section on the indications for therapy in angina pectoris

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