TITLE

Murmurs, fainting, chest pain: Time for a cardiology referral?

AUTHOR(S)
Brumund, Michael R.; Strong, William B.
PUB. DATE
March 2002
SOURCE
Contemporary Pediatrics;Mar2002, Vol. 19 Issue 3, p155
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reviews findings in the history and physical examination of children with murmurs, chest pain and syncope that suggest an underlying cardiac abnormality. Association between murmurs and structural heart disease; Characteristics of a murmur; Most common causes of pathologic heart murmurs.
ACCESSION #
16579417

 

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