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Cardiovascular Examination

The routine

Head and neck

Praecordium

Valve areas
Valve areas. A = Aortic, P = Pulmonary, T = Tricuspid, M = Mitral (Apex Beat). (Adapted from Patrick J. Lynch. Creative Commons Attribution 2.5 License 2006).

Other

"I would like to"

Common Conditions for OSCEs

Probably the commonest OSCE station of them all.
  1. Valvular heart disease: Usually systolic murmurs. The commonest are mitral regurgitation and aortic stenosis
  2. Prosthetic valves
  3. Heart failure
  4. Atrial fibrillation

Presenting

Present the positive findings, and the relevant negatives. The examiner has seen you examine the patient so he knows that you know that you should look at the nails, but he doesn't want to hear about it if you didn't find anything (he has also examined the patient). For example:

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