Rapid Interpretation of Heart and Lung Sounds: A Guide to Cardiac and Respiratory Auscultation in Dogs and Cats / Edition 2

Rapid Interpretation of Heart and Lung Sounds: A Guide to Cardiac and Respiratory Auscultation in Dogs and Cats / Edition 2

by Francis W. K. Smith, Bruce W. Keene, Larry P. Tilley, Francis Smith
     
 

ISBN-10: 0721604269

ISBN-13: 9780721604268

Pub. Date: 03/22/2006

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

This complete resource gives you everything you need to perform accurate auscultation of the heart and lungs in dogs and cats. Use the helpful instructions, ECGs, and phonocardiograms in the companion book as a guide while the clear, easy-to-follow audio CD explains how to identify, interpret, and differentiate heart and lung sounds, including murmurs and

Overview

This complete resource gives you everything you need to perform accurate auscultation of the heart and lungs in dogs and cats. Use the helpful instructions, ECGs, and phonocardiograms in the companion book as a guide while the clear, easy-to-follow audio CD explains how to identify, interpret, and differentiate heart and lung sounds, including murmurs and arrythmias. Includes self-evaluation tests to measure what you already know and determine when you've mastered the material.

• NEW! Lung sounds are now included, in addition to heart sounds.
• An easy-to-follow format simplifies learning.
• Pretests may be taken prior to reviewing the CD to measure how much the user already knows.
• Posttests help determine when the material has been mastered.
• Clinically relevant conditions are included, making it easy for readers to apply this information to day-to-day practice.

• Lung sounds added
• Many more heart sounds
• Section on murmurs and arrhythmia expanded
• Intros for each sound on the CD have been expanded to provide more information

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780721604268
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
03/22/2006
Pages:
92
Product dimensions:
7.50(w) x 10.20(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction

Suggestions for Program Use

Heart Sounds

• Objectives (Section 1)

• Pretest 1

• Table of Abbreviations

• Some Properties of Sound

-Intensity

-Frequency

-Duration

-Quality or Shape

-Perception of Sound

• Cardiovascular Sound

• The Stethoscope

• Keys to Successful Auscultation

• Principal Areas of Cardiac Auscultation

• Hemodynamics of the Cardiac Cycle

-Ventricular Systole

-Ventricular Diastole

• The First Heart Sound (S1)

• The Second Heart Sound (S2)

• The Third Heart Sound (S3)

• The Fourth Heart Sound (S4)

• Quadruple Rhythm and Summation Sound or Gallop

• Ejection Sounds or Clicks

• Mid-Systolic Sounds or Clicks

• Answers to Pretest 1

• Post-Test 1

• Answers to Post-Test 1

Chapter 2

Murmurs

• Objectives (Section 2)

• Pretest 2

• Evaluation of Heart Murmurs

• Systolic Murmurs

-Systolic Ejection Murmurs

-Holosystolic or Regurgitant Murmurs

-Causes of Holosystolic Murmurs

-Mitral Regurgitation

• Diastolic Murmurs

• Continuous Murmurs

• Summary

• Answers to Pretest 2

• Post-Test 2

• Answers to Post-Test 2

Chapter 3

Arrhythmias

• Objectives

• Pretest 3

• Auscultation of Selected Arrhythmias

• Answers to Pretest 3

• Post-Test 3

• Answers to Post-Test 3

Chapter 4

Lung Sounds

• Objectives

• Pretest 4

• Normal Lung Sounds

• Abnormal Lung Sounds

• Loudness of Lung Sounds

• Percussion

• Answers to Pretest 4

• Post-Test 4

• Answers to Post-Test 4

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