Edward S. Orgain

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  • Edward S. Orgain reading EKG tape, pictured with nurse and patient. Orgain was a professor of medicine from 1934 to 1975. Together with Mary Poston, a bacteriologist, he published extensively on diagnosis and treatment of endocarditis in the pre–penicillin era. In 1945 he founded Duke’s Cardiovascular Disease Service.
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  • pci_orgain001_02
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