Published in Pharma Investments, Ventures and Law Weekly, August 22nd, 2004
According to a study from Germany, "Training in cardiac auscultation is a core element of undergraduate teaching but recent studies have documented a remarkable decline in auscultatory skills."
"Therefore there is an interest in new ways to teach cardiac auscultation. In analogy to phonocardiography, an electronic system for simultaneous auscultation and visualization of murmurs was sought," wrote A. Woywodt and colleagues, Hannover Medical School, Department of Medicine.
"For this purpose, an electronic stethoscope was linked to a...
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