Heart Murmurs for Beginners

A beginner’s guide to timing and identifying heart murmurs — perfect for the medical student on their first placement. Far from comprehensive, but an excellent starting point if you’re not quite sure what approach to take. Part of our series on basic clinical examination.

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Murmur Phonograms inspired by the fantastic work of Madhero88 – http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/User:Madhero88.


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Special thanks to Harrison Ferguson


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