Notes: "This 618-page work, which required ten years to write, was the first 'definitive textbook' of congenital heart defects, a subspecialty of pediatrics that Taussig created."—Garrison-Morton Bibliography of the History of Medicine no. 2878.
Taussig founded the field of pediatric cardiology and was the first woman elected to be the head of the American Heart Association.
618 pages. Illustrated.
Edition + Condition: A very good to near fine hardcover copy; no dust jacket. With the bookplate of a physician on the front pastedown.
Publication: New York: Commonwealth Fund, 1947.
Item No: #307765