Tag Archives: Cardiovascular Disorders

Heart murmurs and their physiologic responses to stress

Heart murmurs vary in quality and duration with specific physiological influences.Knowing these changes can help us differentiate between specific murmurs. Respiration Inspiration Right sided heart murmurs become loud with inspiration Systolic sounds – TR/PS Diastolic sounds – TS/PR Right sided …

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Jugular Venous Pressure.

  What does waves in JVP represent? The upward deflections are : “a” (atrial contraction) “c” (ventricular contraction and resulting bulging of tricuspid into the right atrium during isovolumic systole) “v”= atrial venous filling. The downward deflections of the wave …

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