Research studies have demonstrated that listening to a heart sound for 2-3 minutes can help students master auscultation.
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S1: Systole: S2: Diastole: Features:Ask patient to whisper 1-2-3 several times. Auscultate across chest walls. Abnormal if 1-2-3 sound is understood