Understanding Heart Sounds and Murmurs: With An Introduction to Lung Sounds (Book with Audio CD-ROM)

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Now in a new edition, this popular reference provides the perfect way to enhance your skills in recognizing normal and abnormal heart and lung sounds. It shows you where to listen for a particular sound, how to recognize an abnormality, and how to interpret what you have heard. You will be able to translate clicks, snaps, crackles, and knocks-into an accurate assessment.

  • Features "Where to Listen" notes to tell you where heart sounds are best heard on the human body
  • Includes a glossary of key terms and conditions for fast, accurate referencing
  • Contains over 135 illustrations to help illustrate clarify key concepts
  • Offers two different forms of packaging-book with CD or book with audio cassette
  • Presents a brief outline of key points with corresponding page numbers to open each chapter
  • Features a new chapter titled "Stethoscopes: A Source of Hospital- Acquired Infections" which discusses nosocomial infections and the growing concern regarding this topic
  • Features two additional chapters: "Innocent Systolic Murmurs" and "Systolic Ejection Murmurs"
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    About the Author:

    Ara G. Tilkian, MD, FACC, Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine, University of California School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA, Director of Cardiology, Providence Holy Cross Medical Center, Mission Hills, CA; Mary Boudreau Conover, RN, BSNEd, Director of Education, Critical Care Conferences, Santa Cruz, CA

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