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    Heart Sounds Made Easy (Made Easy) (Mixed media product) By (author) Elspeth M. Brown, By (author) William Collis, By (author) Terence Leung, By (author) Anthony P. Salmon

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    DescriptionThis title is - British Medical Association Book Awards 2009 - Student Textbook Award Winner. Cardiac auscultation is one of the most difficult clinical skills to acquire and competence in this area is extremely variable. This short and accessible book comes with an interactive CD of heart sounds recorded from actual patients using the latest digital audio technology. It allows the user to listen to a recording and either eliminate or enhance the different components until they are confident that they have correctly identified the sounds in all phases of the cardiac cycle. This is particularly important for the recognition of diastolic sounds which are the most difficult to appreciate. There is no better way to confirm the presence of such a murmur than to have the facility to reduce or increase its intensity. This second edition uses the latest software and includes new features, such as the ability to slow the heart sounds down without altering their pitch. The layout of the CD has been improved to make it quicker to access. New questions and answers in both the book and the CD allow readers to monitor their knowledge and progress. The visual representation of the cardiac cycle also helps readers understand the origin of the heart sounds. This CD is suitable for use in all PC/Macs which have a tray-loading CD-ROM drive. It is not compatible with slot-loading CD-ROM drives.


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    Title
    Heart Sounds Made Easy
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Elspeth M. Brown, By (author) William Collis, By (author) Terence Leung, By (author) Anthony P. Salmon
    Physical properties
    Format: Mixed media product
    Number of pages: 160
    Width: 187 mm
    Height: 235 mm
    Thickness: 9 mm
    Weight: 213 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780443069079
    ISBN 10: 0443069077
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: HEA
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S6.2
    Ingram Subject Code: PI
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 20
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    B&T General Subject: 510
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 02
    B&T Merchandise Category: MAJ
    BIC subject category V2: MJD
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 16930
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: MED010000
    BIC subject category V2: MJAD
    DC22: 616.1207544
    LC subject heading: , , ,
    DC22: 616.1/207544
    LC classification: RC683.5.A9 H434 2008
    LC subject heading: , ,
    Thema V1.0: MJD, MJAD
    Edition
    2, Revised
    Edition statement
    2nd Revised edition
    Publisher
    Elsevier Health Sciences
    Imprint name
    CHURCHILL LIVINGSTONE
    Publication date
    01 September 2008
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Review quote
    "This is an excellent combination of book and CD-Rom which covers the difficult to teach topic of cardiac auscultation. The recordings allow students to listen to real recordings of heart sounds in combination with the text and mini-tutorials on the CD. The CD is easy to use and the animated diagrams of the cardiac cycle are very clear.""BMA Book Awards 2009?- judges comments"
    Table of contents
    Introduction to auscultation The Aortic area The Pulmonary area The Mid Left sternal edge The Lower Left sternal edge The Apex The back Glossary Index