Structure and function of academic divisions of cardiology. Task Force Reports from the Association of Professors of Cardiology.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

The discipline of cardiovascular medicine has undergone a striking transformation in recent decades. The field has always been of primary importance in medicine, because of the high prevalence of diseases of the cardiovascular system. However, progress in the treatment of patients with cardiovascular disease has been substantial, and overall mortality from this cause has declined significantly. Nevertheless, cardiovascular disease remains the most frequent cause of death in this country and is also an important cause of morbidity.

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Duke Authors

Published Date

  • October 25, 1993

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 153 / 20

Start / End Page

  • 2305 - 2316

PubMed ID

  • 8215733

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0003-9926

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1001/archinte.153.20.2305


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States