Anatomy of the Heart: Blood flow through the Heart and the Heart Valves involved.

Anatomy of the Heart: Blood flow through the Heart and the Heart Valves involved.

During pregnancy, the fetal lungs are not used for breathing—the placenta does the work of exchanging oxygen and carbon dioxide through the mother's circulation. With the first breaths of air the baby takes at birth, the fetal circulation changes.

New Aortic Stenosis Infographic Raises Social Awareness to Dangers of Heart Valve Disease

New Aortic Stenosis Infographic Raises Social Awareness to Dangers of Heart Valve Disease

The Four Heart Valves. Mitral and Tricuspid valves and the aortic and Pulmonic Valves

Anatomy of the Heart: Blood flow through the Heart and the Heart Valves involved.

The Four Heart Valves. Mitral and Tricuspid valves and the aortic and Pulmonic Valves

During the nursing head-to-toe assessment, the nurse will be listening to the heart with a stethoscope. Auscultating the heart allows the nurse to assess the heart’s rhythm, rate, and sound of valv…

During the nursing head-to-toe assessment, the nurse will be listening to the heart with a stethoscope. Auscultating the heart allows the nurse to assess the heart’s rhythm, rate, and sound of valv…

5 Areas of Auscultation For Heart Sounds (I use a different mnemonic though-- All (aorta) People (pulmonic) Eat (erb's point) Taco (tricuspid) Meat (mitral)

5 Areas of Auscultation For Heart Sounds (I use a different mnemonic though-- All (aorta) People (pulmonic) Eat (erb's point) Taco (tricuspid) Meat (mitral)

Blood Flow through the Cardiac Valves, from Nurse Lalaine. Lots of cool memory tricks on this nursing blog.

Blood Flow through the Cardiac Valves, from Nurse Lalaine. Lots of cool memory tricks on this nursing blog.

This site has helped my family TREMENDOUSLY since just before my heart valve replacement and repair. It is american based but very useful for those outside of the U.S. I bought the book and it soo helped my family understand things I couldn't explain...

This site has helped my family TREMENDOUSLY since just before my heart valve replacement and repair. It is american based but very useful for those outside of the U.S. I bought the book and it soo helped my family understand things I couldn't explain...

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