NETLINESBMJ 2004; 328 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.328.7447.1081-a (Published 29 April 2004) Cite this as: BMJ 2004;328:1081
- Harry Brown, general practitioner (DrHarry@DrHarry.co.uk)
Anyone wanting to revise the subject of heart murmurs should point their browser in the direction of Understanding Heart Tones www.co.gaston.nc.us/gemshp/training/heart-tones.htm. The site offers a succinct review of the cardiac cycle and auscultation in an emergency situation, and the final section has snippets of heart sounds. There is a good description of each murmur followed by the sounds themselves. Speakers will be needed, but the clarity of the sound is excellent. …
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