Introduction: The origins and implications of a growing shortage of cardiologists.

  title={Introduction: The origins and implications of a growing shortage of cardiologists.},
  author={Wallace Bruce Fye},
  journal={Journal of the American College of Cardiology},
  volume={44 2},
During the past 50 years, many remarkable advances have occurred in our ability to diagnose, treat, and prevent cardiovascular disease. This progress contributed to a dramatic decline in cardiovascular mortality rates. Although there are many reasons to anticipate additional advances, the rate of discovery and diffusion of new knowledge and techniques is related to the resources devoted to cardiovascular research and practice. Many types of professionals, including basic scientists, clinical… CONTINUE READING
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