Human Anatomy & Physiology (9th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321743261
ISBN 13: 978-0-32174-326-8

Chapter 18 - The Cardiovascular System: The Heart - Review Questions - Critical Thinking and Clinical Application Questions - Page 690: 2a(1)

Answer

Place the stethoscope at the second intercostal space at the right sternal margin.

Work Step by Step

Sound travels obliquely from the heart to the chest wall, so the aortic valve sound is heard above and to the right of the aortic valve.
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