Cardiac auscultation: The past, present and future

Omar Asghar, Uazman Alam, Sohail Khan, Sajad Hayat, Rayaz A. Malik

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Cardiac auscultation is a critical part of the clinical examination. In this review we discuss the conventional approach to teaching and using the skill of cardiac auscultation. We then consider how recent technological advances may improve the teaching and implementation of this essential clinical skill.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)283-285
Number of pages3
JournalBritish Journal of Cardiology
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - 1 Nov 2010



  • Cardiac auscultation
  • Clinical examination
  • Medical training

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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Asghar, O., Alam, U., Khan, S., Hayat, S., & Malik, R. A. (2010). Cardiac auscultation: The past, present and future. British Journal of Cardiology, 17(6), 283-285.