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Information for parents about heart murmurs in children from the American Academy of Family Physicians.
Are the Signs and Symptoms of Heart Murmurs?
Most people with a heart murmur do not have any other signs and symptoms of a heart problem. The murmur is usually innocent (harmless). http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov
Detailed information on heart murmurs, including symptoms, diagnostic, and treatment information.
Assistant - Hear Heart Murmurs, Heart Sounds, and
The Auscultation Assistant provides heart sounds, heart murmurs, and breath sounds in order to help medical students and others improve their physical diagnosis skills. Since its creation in 1997, it has logged over 175,000 visits.
Everyone's heart makes sounds, but some people have hearts that make more noise than others. Usually, however, these heart murmurs don't mean anything is wrong. Find out more about these mysterious murmurs.
Medical Encyclopedia Heart murmurs and other sounds
Read about Heart murmurs and other sounds from the Medical Encyclopedia of Medline Plus. Contains illustrations and useful information like alternative names, definition, considerations, common causes, when to call your health care provider and what to ex
murmurs - MayoClinic.com
Heart murmurs Comprehensive overview covers symptoms, causes, treatments in children and adults.
Read the article about Heart murmurs from MayoClinic.com (Special to CNN.com)
Are Heart Murmurs Diagnosed?
Doctors use a stethoscope (STETH-uh-skope) to listen to heart sounds and hear murmurs. They often notice innocent heart murmurs during routine checkups or physical exams.
murmurs and other sounds
Murmurs are blowing, whooshing, or rasping sounds produced by turbulent blood flow through the heart valves or near the heart.