Understanding Pediatric Heart Sounds

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Saunders, 2003 - Medical - 237 pages
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This unique book/CD package includes all the information needed to become proficient at pediatric cardiac auscultation - including an overview of cardiac anatomy and physiology, principles of cardiac auscultation, the pediatric cardiac exam, and explanations of normal and abnormal heart sounds, with sound tracings and anatomic illustrations. The audio CD features normal and abnormal heart sounds with descriptive narration that identifies differences and important observations.

  • Audio examples of pediatric heart murmurs are included to illustrate and reinforce textual descriptions of normal and abnormal sounds.
  • The proper techniques and areas for auscultation are described to ensure clear reception of heart sounds.
  • Physical examination of the child with heart disease is covered to assist with proper identification of heart sounds.
  • A comprehensive overview of normal cardiac anatomy, physiology, and heart sounds is provided as a basis for understanding abnormal sounds.
  • Cardiac sounds associated with abnormal and surgically corrected heart conditions are described to assist with correct diagnosis.


  • The audio cassette from the first edition has been updated to a digital CD to allow for clearer reproduction of heart sounds.
  • A new sound sample has been introduced on the CD for the most complete collection of commonly encountered pediatric heart murmurs.
  • Content has been updated on genetic conditions such as Marfan's, Ehlers-Danlos, Williams', and cardiovelofacial syndromes - for a more comprehensive overview of related cardiac anomalies.
  • Updated information is included on cardiac surgical repairs to assist in identifying corresponding heart sounds.

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Contents

Chapter
1
Chapter
7
Contents of Audio CD
10
Fourth heart sound
11
Sound Hearing and the Stethoscope
17
Chapter 3
27
Phonocardiography and the Recording
63
Chapter 5
71
Stills murmur
127
Murmur of mitral regurgitation
136
Chapter 15
137
Murmur of tricuspid regurgitation
140
Murmur of aortic stenosis
142
Murmur of pulmonic stenosis
143
Chapter 12
161
Continuous Murmurs
173

Chapter 6
81
The Second Heart Sound S2
89
Chapter 8
101
Quadruple rhythm Track 5 Summation gallop
105
Chapter 9
109
Chapter 10
119
Chapter 11
125
Chapter 14
185
Complex Anomalies
193
Murmur of ventricular septal defect
220
Glossary
225
Murmur of atrial septal defect Track 19 Late systolic whoop Track 20 Pericardial friction
233
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About the author (2003)

Else Ury (1877-1943) was a children's author. Her books are German literary classics.Steven Lehrer is a writer who lives in New York. He is author of Wannsee House and the Holocaust, Hitler Sites, and The Reich Chancellery and Fuhrerbunker Complex. He translated volume 4 of the Nesthakchen series, Nesthakchen and the World War, in 2006.

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