heart murmur

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heart murmur

[′härt ′mər·mər]
(medicine)
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Therefore, she suggested that we develop this system to help diagnose heart murmurs.
Differential diagnostic algorithm for diseases, manifested with heart murmurs has intended for medical students and family doctors, general practitioners working in polyclinics.
Ensure that pertinent information (the reason for the cultures, heart murmur, other cultures) is easily visible to all caregivers.
He said: 'The heart murmur was discovered on the initial examination but it wasn't until that we carried out exploratory surgery that the tumour was found.
Can you tell me what a heart murmur is and how it affects your health?
Antoine's doctor noted he had a heart murmur, but rather than conduct testing to determine its cause, cleared him to play.
AN ELECTRONIC stethoscope and a PC have been used to detect abnormal heart murmurs in children.
Other players have played on despite having heart murmurs, but some transfers have fallen through on those grounds.
If not corrected, faulty valves cause heart murmurs and can lead to heart failure.
In addition to taking an ECG reading, doctors should look for abnormal blood-pressure measurements and listen for heart murmurs, he said.
Children with innocent heart murmurs lead normal lives.
According to a retrospective study published in Clinical Cardiology in 2008,1 physicians using Cardioscan results reduced their false negative referral decisions for heart murmurs by an average of 46 percent and reduced their unnecessary referral decisions by an average of 41 percent.

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