To provide an objective method to support and teach auscultation, a new portable system (graphic display system) was evaluated for graphic display and printing of heart sounds.
Ninety-one patients from three institutions, with a variety of heart sound abnormalities, were studied by two examiners.
A graphic recording was made in each and compared with the auscultatory findings.
The findings of the graphic system confirmed the auscultatory impressions of both examiners in 77 (85%) of the 9 1 cases.
Brief sound transients, such as split second sounds and ejection sounds, third heart sounds, and prosthetic opening and closing sounds, were all regularly recorded with the graphic system, often allowing resolution when examiners were in disagreement.
Mots-clés Pascal : Appareil circulatoire, Exploration, Homme, Auscultation, Système graphique, Enseignement
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Circulatory system, Exploration, Human, Auscultation, Graphical system, Teaching
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Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 94-0433607
Code Inist : 002B30A09. Création : 199406.