Medicine: Heart Questionnaire

Despite the high frequency of heart attacks, U.S. physicians still do not know just how often they occur, or with what results. In last week's A.M.A. Journal, Dr. Paul Dudley White appealed to all his colleagues to send him data of two kinds: 1) How many patients with acute coronary thrombosis did each physician treat in the 30-day period beginning Sept. 24, when the President had his attack? Details wanted include patient's sex and age, occupation, national origin, and whether the attack proved fatal in the first 24 hours or in one of the following four weeks. 2) How many patients...

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