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Anatomy of the Heart
Bicuspid Aortic Valve
Radiates to Carotids and Apex
Pulsus Parvus et Tardus
Wide Pulse Pressure
Water Hammer Pulse
Pulsating Nail Bed
Can Cause Austin Flint Murmur
Radiates to Right Sternal Border
Enhanced by Inspiration
Murmur Follows Opening Snap
Late Diastolic Murmur
Enhanced by Expiration
Dilation of Left Atrium (LA)
Recurrent Attacks of Rheumatic Fever
Loudest at Apex
Radiates toward Axilla
Louder by Squatting
Left-to-Right Heart Shunts
The 3 Ds
Ventricular Septal Defect (VSD)
Atrial Septal Defect (ASD)
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