First and Second Heart Sounds - Reduced Intensity C31 Auscultation Lesson with Recordings

Virtual Auscultation

patient torso with stethoscope chestpiece

patient position during auscultation
The patient's position is supine.

Lesson

This is a simulation of a first heart sound and a second heart sound with greatly reduced intensity. This can be seen in an obese patient or a patient with emphysema. It is a challenge to your ability to hear these reduced intensity sounds.
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Waveform




Heart Sounds Video



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? v:4 | onAr:0 | onPs:2 | tLb:4 | tLbJs:0
isPageNeedsInvoke:False | isTc: False | em: | np:
isHome:False | uStat: False | db:0 | pu:False | jsNext:False | pv:1 | now: 7/24/2024 3:49:05 AM



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