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Fun infographic about the heart valves, part of the incredible cardiovascular machine by Texas Heart Institute.

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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)

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Remember Cardiac Landmarks Rectangle Magnet

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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.

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

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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

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This should motivate any female nursing student with eyes to practice auscultating heart sounds... haha :)

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If you hang around Your Nursing Tutor for longer than 30-seconds, then you usually discover that I think Anatomy & Physiology is one of the most important things you can study to be successful in nursing school. Remembering the most common cause of right-sided heart failure is a perfect example of why I believe that. [...]

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