Figure 7.10. Anteroposterior view of the chest showing some additional areas shaded for auscultation.

Figure 7.10

Anteroposterior view of the chest showing some additional areas shaded for auscultation. The first and second left intercostal spaces at the mid clavicular line (MCL). The fifth intercostal space to the right of the sternum. The epigastric area just below the xiphisternum.

From: Chapter 7, An Overview of the Cardiovascular System

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Clinical Methods: The History, Physical, and Laboratory Examinations. 3rd edition.
Walker HK, Hall WD, Hurst JW, editors.
Boston: Butterworths; 1990.
Copyright © 1990, Butterworth Publishers, a division of Reed Publishing.

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