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First and Second Heart Sounds - Reduced Intensity C31

First and Second Heart Sounds - Reduced Intensity C31

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.


Auscultation Sounds

auscultation sound from lesson
waveform





Position

Patient position
The patient's position should be supine.

Listening Tips

S1:Reduced intensity
S2:Reduced intensity


Waveform (Phonocardiogram)

Observe

//embedding heart animation

Authors

These authors contributed the audio recordings and text found in this reference guide: Jon Keroes, MD,Diane Wrigley, PA, and David Lieberman.
Medically reviewed by Dr. Barbara Erickson, PhD, RN, CCRN.

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