Auscultation of the Heart: A Cardiophonetic Approach

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McGraw-Hill, 1998 - Medical - 399 pages
This text/Windows disk package offers medical students, nursing students and trainee cardiologists help in learning the most fundamental of medical skills - properly using the stethoscope to listen to heart sounds. Use is made of phonetic tables in the description of auscultation. The reader is then taught how to apply this knowledge in the clinical setting through the use of decision-making logorithms. The text also introduces the concept of cardiophonetics - the syllabic distillation of heart sounds into recognizable patterns for quick and accurate diagnosis.

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