Key Features

  • Access Student Consult at where you'll find the complete text of the lecture.
  • Presents actual samples of heart and lung sounds from real patients for step-by-step guidance on how to interpret, differentiate, and identify both normal and abnormal presentations.
  • Features an engaging lecture format—similar to that found in the Secrets Q&A—that aids retention and recall of information.
  • Uses a sequential and algorithmic approach to teach chest auscultation in a practical manner.
  • Includes an online lecture, enabling you to follow along and view important figures that support the audio presentation.
  • Offers the perfect supplement to Physical Diagnosis Secrets 2nd Edition by presenting an audio accompaniment that delivers a complete education for mastering this challenging clinical skill.


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About the author

Salvatore Mangione

Affiliations and Expertise

Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine, Center for Research in Medical Education and Health Care; Director, Physical Diagnosis Curriculum, Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA