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- innocent murmur. Peters, Michael // BMA A-Z Family Medical Encyclopedia;2004, p426
An encyclopedia entry for "innocent murmur" is presented. The term refers to a murmur that is not caused by any disease of the heart or its valves. These are commonly found in children and may be more noticeable after exercise or during a child's fever. Tests such as echocardiography (ECG) may...
- The logic for extending the use of echocardiography beyond childhood to detect subclinical rheumatic heart disease. Veasy, L. George; Tani, Lloyd Y.; Minich, LuAnn // Cardiology in the Young;Feb2009, Vol. 19 Issue 1, p30
Rheumatic heart disease is the only residual morbidity, and the sole cause of mortality, from rheumatic fever. Echocardiography is ideally suited to confirm and follow the course of rheumatic heart disease. Additionally, both minimal valvar pathology in children, and extensive valvar pathology...
- Does This Patient Have an Abnormal Systolic Murmur? R.M.S.; Zeldis, Steven M. // Cortlandt Forum;05/25/97, Vol. 10 Issue 5, p33
Presents an analysis of the article `Does This Patient Have an Abnormal Systolic Murmur?,' by E. Etchells, C. Bell and K. Robb published in the `Journal of the American Medical Association' in 1997. Precision and accuracy of clinical examination for abnormal systolic murmurs; Approach to...
- Vegetation plop. Doshi, Shrenik; Naik, Nitish // International Journal of Cardiovascular Imaging;Apr2015, Vol. 31 Issue 4, p733
No abstract available.
- ENDOCARDITA SUBACUTÄ‚. Simion, Valentina; Melinte, Violeta; Nica, Maria; Ceauşu, Emanoil; Bumbu, Aurelia // Romanian Journal of Infectious Diseases;2007, Vol. 10 Issue 4, p155
We present a 44-year-old adult case, who is admitted in our clinic with a diagnosis of suspicion of acute bacterial meningoencephalitis, because of fever and altered mental status. He was an alcohol consumer and smoker. The diagnosis is further confirmed and the isolated bacteria was...
- MANAGEMENT OF INFECTIVE ENDOCARDITIS. Habib, Gilbert // Heart;Jan2006, Vol. 92 Issue 1, p124
The article presents information on infective endocarditis (IE), a heart disease. Fever is the most frequent symptom of IE. It may be absent in patients with severe debility or elderly patients, and in the case of previous antibiotic treatment. Fever is frequently intermittent in IE and may be...
- An evaluation of parental concerns and misperceptions about heart murmurs. McCrindle, Brian W.; Shaffer, Kenneth M. // Clinical Pediatrics;Jan1995, Vol. 34 Issue 1, p25
Studies the extent of anxiety and misperceptions about heart murmurs for consenting parents of 182 children in the United States referred for first-time cardiologic assessment of a heart murmur. Predictors of extreme parental concern; Comparison of differences between preevaluation responses...
- Letter to the Editor. Godart, François // Cardiology in the Young;Oct2004, Vol. 14 Issue 5, p577
Presents a letter to the editor about heart murmurs.
- More techniques of auscultation: General principles of murmurs. Marshall, Kenneth G. // Patient Care;2/1/1997, Vol. 31 Issue 2, pS1
Provides information pertaining to the diagnosis of systolic and diastolic murmurs. How to determine whether a murmur s systolic or diastolic; What is the most important feature of a systolic murmur; Identification of the important causes of systolic ejection murmurs.