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BLOOD-PRESSURE

FROM THE CLINICAL STANDPOINT

BY

FRANCIS ASHLEY FAUGHT, M.D.

FORMERLY DIRECTOR OF THE LABORATORY OF CLINICAL MEDICINE AND
INSTRUCTOR IN MEDICINE AT THE MEDICO-CHIRURGICAL COLLEGE,

PHILADELPHIA

SECOND EDITION, THOROUGHLY REVISED

PHILADELPHIA AND LONDON
W. B. SAUNDERS COMPANY

Copyright, 1913, by W. B. Saunders Company. Reprinted September, 1913,
February, 1914, and July, 1914. Revised, entirely reset, reprinted,

and recopyrighted September, 1916

Copyright, 1916, by W. B. Saunders Company

PRINTED IN AMERICA

PRESS OF
w. B. SAUNDERS COMPANY

PHILADELPHIA

PREFACE TO SECOND EDITION

In the preparation of the second edition of this little work the author has adhered to the plan originally outlined by avoiding wherever possible unnecessary discussion and the introduction of theoretic and inconclusive data.

More careful methods of clinical study have enabled the author to introduce a larger amount of clinical material including many new charts, illustrative of various types of blood-pressure changes, from which it is hoped that the reader may be able to acquire a more practical view of the subject.

In the following pages the purely scientific investigator should not be too critical of the conclusions drawn but should allow the author considerable latitude, as, throughout, the chief effort has been to reduce a very large and complicated subject to a practical working basis, one which may be applied to everyday conditions, which after all is the chief concern of the practitioner.

For valuable assistance rendered in the preparation of this edition the author desires particularly to thank Drs. George P. Müller, Francis J. Dever and Brooke M. Anspach.

FRANCIS ASHLEY FAUGHT. 5006 SPRUCE STREET, PHILADELPHIA, Pa.

September, 1916.

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