Heart Disease in the Tropics indicates features in cardio-vascular diseases induced by tropical conditions and by diseases peculiar to the tropics. The book provides chapters that discuss the incidence of heart disease in the tropics; the cardio-vascular phenomena in tropical conditions; the cardiac complications of ankylostoma infection, rheumatic heart disease, diabetes, diphtheria, syphilis, and high blood pressure; and signs and symptoms of cardio-vascular diseases and therapeutic considerations. Cardiologists, physicians, and medical researchers will find the text insightful.
Dedication Preface Chapter I. The Incidence of Heart Disease in the Tropics Chapter II. Cardio-Vascular Phenomena in Tropical conditions Chapter III. The Cardiac Complications of Ankylostoma Infection with Special Reference to a Presystolic Murmur occurring in these Cases Chapter IV. Rheumatic Heart Disease, Diabetes, Diphtheria, and Syphilis1. Rheumatic Heart Disease 2. Diabetes 3. Diphtheria 4. Syphilis
Chapter V. High Blood Pressure Chapter VI. Some Signs and Symptoms1. CEdema of Legs 2. Breathlessness
Chapter VII. Some Therapeutic Considerations.1. The Digitalis Group 2. Oxygen and Potassium Iodide 3. The Hills
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- 1st January 1935
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