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Br Heart J. 1962 May; 24(3): 257–264.
PMCID: PMC1017881

DISEASE OF THE HEART IN THE WORKS OF HIPPOCRATES

Abstract

He who would make accurate forecasts as to those who will recover, and those who will die, and whether the disease will last a greater or less number of days, must understand all the symptoms thoroughly and be able to appreciate them, estimating their powers when they are compared with one another, as I have set forth.

Hippocrates, Prognostic XXV (Jones, 1923-31)

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  • BEDFORD DE. The ancient art of feeling the pulse. Br Heart J. 1951 Oct;13(4):423–437. [PMC free article] [PubMed]
  • KATZ AM. Hippocrates and the plane tree on the Island of Cos. Arch Intern Med. 1959 Oct;104:653–657. [PubMed]

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