TITLE

Physical examination and classification of murmur findings into patterns improved diagnosis of systolic murmurs in adult inpatients

AUTHOR(S)
Merugu, Srinivas
PUB. DATE
March 2011
SOURCE
ACP Journal Club;3/20/2011, Vol. 154 Issue 3, p11
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses a study which observed the value of physical examination, particularly sorting murmurs into topographic patterns, for diagnosis of pathologic murmurs in adult inpatients. The study was conducted by researcher S. McGee and was published in a 2010 issue of the "American Journal of Medicine." The study concluded that classification of murmur auscultation into precordial patterns were useful for diagnosing systolic murmurs in adult inpatients.
ACCESSION #
64279630

 

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