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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 Cardiac Animation

Authors and Sources

Authors and Reviewers


Sources

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