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Savill P. GP auscultation a poor predictor of valvular heart disease. Practitioner June 2018;262(1816):5

GP auscultation a poor predictor of valvular heart disease

25 Jun 2018Pais-up subscribers

Auscultation has only limited accuracy in the detection of valve disease in asymptomatic patients and is a poor diagnostic screening tool in primary care, a UK study has found.

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