Heart and Breath Sounds
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Product code: M069
Overview:Presents fundamental principles of the pathophysicology of heart murmurs and demonstrates acoustic characteristics of the more common significant murmurs. The effects of valvular regurgitation and stenosis are reviewed. The presentation of systolic and diastolic murmurs identifies the types that may be heard, explaining the important characteristics and clinical significance of each.
Product code: M068
Explains the physiologic principles of sound production within the heart and demonstrates the acoustic characteristics of normal and abnormal heart sounds. Selection and utilization of the stethoscope are discussed. Normal first and second heart sounds are demonstrated including timing, area of maximum intensity, location, duration, quality, and pitch. The effects of respiration are also discussed.
Normal and Abnormal Breath Sounds
Product code: M067
Overview:Introduces the physiology and acoustic characteristics of normal breath sounds and identifies physiology components of abnormal and adventitious sounds. The functional basis of breath sounds is described, important characteristics are defined including pitch, intensity and duration. Principles of sound transmission and the significance of voice sounds to assessment findings are discussed.