Dr. Reid Thompson, (standing left) a pediatric cardiologist at Johns Hopkins Childrens Center, teaches a group of pediatric emergency physicians about using stethoscopes to detect heart problems. The participants are using stethophones which are equipped with recorded sounds from real cardiac patients with various conditions. Seated left to right: Dr. Ram Bishnoi, Dr. Melissa Kwan, Dr. Courtney McGuire. Dr. Reid has compiled an audio library of heart sounds.
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