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Klinik und Therapie der Herzkrankheiten.

Arch Intern Med (Chic). 1935;56(6):1299-1300. doi:10.1001/archinte.1935.00170040233015.
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This is a delightfully practical booklet summarizing for practicing physicians the essential features of the short course in cardiology given each year in the First Medical University Clinic at Vienna. This course, one gathers, is very brief and solely for the benefit of physicians in general practice who wish to brush up on new methods of treating the common cardiac disorders that are seen most frequently.

Scherf states in his preface that there is no lack of good textbooks on heart disease to which any one can refer. His aim is not to attempt a new textbook but instead to set down as best he can the essentials of recent progress in cardiology and, especially, of progress in the art of making persons with heart disease as comfortable as possible.

He has little to say of electrocardiography and the roentgen rays, of congenital heart disease or of acute or subacute


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