W. Proctor Harvey: A master clinician-teacher's influence on the history of cardiovascular medicine

S. Kimara March

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Abstract

Medicine has become driven by research and technology, both of which have yielded indisputable benefits. Yet we are now so dependent upon such advancements that many practitioners have lost the basic clinical skills that enable bedside diagnosis. In the 2nd half of the 20th century, W. Proctor Harvey helped to keep alive the classic art of medicine.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)182-192
Number of pages11
JournalTexas Heart Institute Journal
Volume29
Issue number3
StatePublished - Sep 23 2002

Keywords

  • Arrhythmia/diagnosis
  • Cardiology/history
  • Clinical medicine
  • Heart auscultation/history
  • Heart diseases/diagnosis
  • Heart murmurs
  • History of medicine, 20th cent.
  • Physical examination

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