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Image from page 848 of “Diseases of the heart and arterial system; Designed to be a practical presentation of the subject for the use of students and practitioners of medicine” (1910)

Image from page 848 of “Diseases of the heart and arterial system; Designed to be a practical presentation of the subject for the use of students and practitioners of medicine” (1910)
Heart Disease
Identifier: diseasesofhearta1910babc
Title: Diseases of the heart and arterial system; Designed to be a practical presentation of the subject for the use of students and practitioners of medicine
Year: 1910 (1910s)
Authors: Babcock, Robert H. (Robert Hall), b. 1851
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Publisher: New York, Appleton
Contributing Library: Columbia University Libraries
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Fig. 126.—Initial High-Tension Pulse, from a Man, Aged Forty-eight, with Ar-teriosclerosis and a Small Aneurysm of the Arch of the Aorta. arteriosclerosis, aneurysms of the aorta, and chronic interstitialnephritis, typical tracings of which are given (Figs. 126 and12Y).

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Fig. 127.—Sustained High-Tension Pulse from a Woman, Aged Sixty-three, withChronic Interstitial Nephritis. The following sphygmogram (Fig. 128) may be considered asfairly representing the average in chronic interstitial nephritis,and is typical of those oftenest encountered in this affection. In this connection it is fair for me to state that, highly as I value thesphygmograph, it is my opinion that its tracings in chronic interstitial nephritishave been accorded, in some quarters, a diagnostic value altogether beyondtheir merits. This is not to the discredit of the instrument, for it afiords the 822 DISEASES OF THE HEART best practicable means for quickly and conveniently estirnating and permanentlyrecording the state of the circulation, cardiac energy, peripheral resistance,arterial resilience, and arterial tension. On the contrary, this fictitious valueusually depends upon a faulty appreciation of the infinite variations of thepulse in health and disease, and in the same person a

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