Heart Physical examination

Heart Examination (Inspection, Palpation, Percussion & Auscultation)

  The heart is situated in the thoracic cavity between the lungs in the mediastinum and above the diaphragm. About two thirds of the heart lies within the left side of the ribs cage, with the other side as it crosses the sternum. Most of the anterior cardiac surface is occupied by the right ventricle. …

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