Coronary Care Unit Bibliography.

by M. A. Rockwell

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A comprehensive unannotated bibliographic listing of 5 books and pamphlets and 92 journal articles on hospital facilities for the intensive care and monitoring of patients with acute coronary disease. The journal articles are listed in chronological order of publication under these headings: Coronary Care Unit (CCU) Performance; CCU Design, Operation and Construction; and General Articles on the CCU. The etiology, epidemiology, pathology, prognosis, and medical treatment of coronary artery disease and myocardial infarction are excluded. Entries were drawn from a National Library of Medicine literature search of the years 1962-1967, with follow-up review of the bibliography appended to each of the articles, plus review of [Index Medicus] for January-June 1968 and the tables of contents of all relevant journals during that period on the shelves of the UCLA Biomedical Library. Further references are invited. 10 pp.

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