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26 cm. x, 351 pp. 196 illus., bibliography, index; fore-edges and inner endpapers lightly foxed. Blue and gilt-stamped red cloth; extremities slightly rubbed; sm. label offsetting on ffep. Very good. This book is an outgrowth of the author's long and productive interest in phonocardiography and cardiac auscultation. â€¦ The results of recently developed techniques are used freely throughout the text; these include pharmicodynamic phonocardiographic studies, intracardiac phonocardiography, first (and second) derivatives of pressure waves, and studies on subjects with prosthetic cardiac valves. Thecopious illustrations are of excellent quality.â€¦ Extensive use is made of the apex cardiogram, arterial and venous pulse wave tracings and intracardiac pressures as reference tracings. While phonocardiography is not covered in an encyclopedic manner, yet this book is much more than just a synopsis of the subject. The large and very current bibliography is in itself a valuable compilation. "Classical" concepts of the production and transmission of cardiac sound are examined and new concepts formulated where experimental data makes this necessary. Some of the author's views on the genesis of the heart sounds are controversial although backed up by impressive experimental evidence. Cardiologists, internists, teachers of physical diagnosis, and other physicians with a special interest in cardiac sound will find this book a valuable addition to their reference libraries. It will be of particular interest to those actively engaged in recording and interpreting phonocardiograms (about one quarter of the book is devoted to technical aspects). Reviewed by Rex N. Macalpin, M.D., November 1965, pp. 103 -5. [E. Ray Borun]
Title: From Auscultation to Phonocardiography.
Publisher: St. Louis:, C. V. Mosby, 1965.: 1965
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