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The art and science of cardiac physical examination. (with heart sounds and pulse wave forms on CD).

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The art and science of cardiac physical examination. (with heart sounds and pulse wave forms on CD)

Ranganathan, Narasimhan et al.

Humana Press Inc.

2006

413 pages

$99.50

Hardcover

Contemporary cardiology

RC683

Seeing the lack of training in cardiac auscultation, Ranganathan, Sivaciyan (U. of Toronto and St. Joseph's Health Centre, Toronto, Canada), and Saksena (Northwestern U. School of Medicine) describe cardiac physical examination techniques and skills. The volume covers--similar to their course at the U. of Toronto--arterial pulse, blood pressure measurement, jugular venous pulse, precordial pulsations, heart sounds, murmurs, elements of auscultation, pathophysiology, and local and systemic manifestations of cardiovascular disease. The accompanying CD contains about 140 clinical examples from real patients, with recordings of heart sounds and murmurs displayed on an oscilloscope, as well as videos of pulsations from patients with lesions, and echocardiographic images. The volume is meant for students, cardiologists, internists, primary care physicians, anesthesiologists, and residents in internal medicine and cardiology.

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