Adult Heart Murmurs
1. Distinguish innocent and abnormal heart murmurs in patients and classify them as systolic, diastolic or continuous.
2. Formulate a differential diagnosis of specific cardiac sounds and explain the pathology of heart murmurs to patients.
3. Evaluate diagnostic factors in patients with suspected heart murmurs using cost-effective cardiac testing.
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Paul D Simmons, MD, FAAFP, Faculty Physician, St. Mary’s Family Medicine Residency Program, Grand Junction, Colorado
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