gallop

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gallop

the fast two-beat gait of horses and other quadrupeds
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Abnormal heart rate, S3 gallop, cold extremities, weak peripheral pulse, prolonged capillary refill time, abnormal systolic blood pressure and ECG changes were identified as significant risk factors for prolonged hospital stay.
In the studies, 83% of cardiologists indicated it was easier to detect/hear an S3 gallop, 82% of cardiologists indicated it was easier to detect/hear an aortic regurgitation murmur(Grade 1 or 2) and 90% of critical care nurses indicated it was easier to detect/hear abnormal lung sounds with the LittmannA stethoscope 3000 series.
The clinical features that best ruled-in LVSD were an S3 gallop, a displaced cardiac apex, a history of diabetes mellitus or MI, and JVD.