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Esophageal stethoscope placement depth: its effect on heart and lung sound monitoring during general anesthesia.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  9620519     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
IMPLICATIONS: Analysis of sound from the esophageal stethoscope at various depths reveals that placement depth greatly affects the sounds. A depth of 28-32 cm is recommended for clinical use; S1, S2, and inspiratory and expiratory sounds have a high amplitude in that range.
G R Manecke; P J Poppers
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Anesthesia and analgesia     Volume:  86     ISSN:  0003-2999     ISO Abbreviation:  Anesth. Analg.     Publication Date:  1998 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1998-06-19     Completed Date:  1998-06-19     Revised Date:  2014-07-29    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  1310650     Medline TA:  Anesth Analg     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1276-9     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Anesthesia, General*
Body Height
Heart Sounds / physiology*
Inhalation / physiology
Middle Aged
Monitoring, Intraoperative / instrumentation*
Pulmonary Ventilation / physiology
Respiratory Sounds / physiology*
Sex Factors
Sound Spectrography

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