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Instruction in cardiac auscultation is a difficult task which confronts every bedside teacher. It is also too frequently arduous as far as the student is concerned. The authors of this brief book employ audio-visual principles in their instruction in an effort to add the dimension of seeing to that of hearing.
Included are discussions on the physical principles of sound, origin and modification of heart sounds, and the routine of auscultation of the heart. There is emphasis on the clinical aspects of auscultation, with chapters on variations of heart sounds in health and disease, murmurs, disorders of heart rhythm, and
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Cardiac Auscultation, Including Audio-Visual Principles.. Ann Intern Med. 1955;43:638. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-43-3-638_1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1955;43(3):638.
Cardiac Diagnosis and Imaging, Cardiology.
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