Book Book

Auscultation Skills: Breath and Heart Sounds

BMJ 2000; 320 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.320.7229.256 (Published 22 January 2000) Cite this as: BMJ 2000;320:256
  1. Trevor Gibbs, director
  1. Community Studies Unit, Department of Primary Care, University of Liverpool

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    Springhouse Publishing

    Butterworth-Heinemann, £30, pp 288

    ISBN 0 87434 962 1

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    Few physicians would disagree with the opening comments from the foreword of this book: “In today's world of high technique medicine, auscultation is quickly becoming a lost art … many medical professionals now rely on tests for diagnosis rather than auscultation and physical diagnosis.”

    This book and its accompanying audio cassettes, which provide at least 40 various breath sounds and over …

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