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Third and Fourth Heart Sound Gallop

Both the third and fourth heart sounds (S3 and S4) are low frequency. S4 is lower than S3. This is a pattern that occurs with improvement of heart failure. That is, an S3 pattern gives way to an S3 S4 pattern as the patient improves.

Auscultation Audio

auscultation sound from lesson
waveform

Patient Sounds

patient heart or lung sound
Third and Fourth Heart Sound Gallop

Half Speed Patient Sounds

patient heart or lung sound
Third and Fourth Heart Sound Gallop

Technique

Patient position
The patient's position should be supine.

Auscultation Tips

Diastole:S3 and S4 present; galloping sound

Sound Wave



Observe Cardiac Animation

Authors and Sources

Authors and Reviewers


Sources

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