Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: Murmur

  • Heart failure

    Charles Halsted¬† Davis California, United States   By the time I completed my third medical school year, I had learned the basics of physiology and biochemistry, but had never been face-to-face with a person who depended upon my skills to survive. I had never heard a racing heart nor the sounds of gurgling lungs. I…