Steven Neish, Author at Clinical Advisor

Steven Neish

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Atrial Septal Defects

OVERVIEW: What every practitioner needs to know Are you sure your patient has an atrial septal defect? What are the typical findings for this disease? For the purposes of this chapter, the information is most applicable to ostium secundum ASD (atrial septal defect). Important differences that are related to the location of the ASD will…

Coarctation of the aorta

OVERVIEW: What every practitioner needs to know Are you sure your patient has coarctation of the aorta? What are the typical findings for this disease? The hallmark examination finding is decreased femoral pulses. More specifically, this is a discrepancy of the strength and timing of the upper extremity pulses compared with lower extremity pulses. This…

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