Virgin Medical Monthly, Vol. 48

Virgin Medical Monthly, Vol. 48 : April, 1921-March, 1922 (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from Virgin Medical Monthly, Vol. 48: April, 1921-March, 1922 Causal therapy is the ideal of every rational therapeutist. Success in treatment is notably greater in those diseases for which we know causes that are removable or that can be ren dered harmless. Concerning the real cause, or causes, of chronic arterial hypertension, however, we are, unfortunately, still pro foundly ignorant. We are familiar with cer tain groups of patients in whom high blood pressure occurs and know the symptoms and signs that they present; we are acquainted, too, with the general course of the malady in these different groups and have learned the common terminations of the disease-process. But our ignorance of the etiology and the pathogenesis of chronic arterial hypertension is far more impressive than our knowledge. This want of knowledge seriously handicaps us in our efforts to plan a causal therapy. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical more

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  • Paperback | 766 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 39mm | 1,007g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243329059
  • 9780243329052