Fun infographic about the heart valves, part of the incredible cardiovascular machine.
During pregnancy, the fetal lungs are not used for breathing—the placenta does the work of exchanging oxygen and carbon dioxide through the mother's circulation. With the first breaths of air the baby takes at birth, the fetal circulation changes.
The Four Heart Valves. Mitral and Tricuspid valves and the aortic and Pulmonic Valves
anatomy of the heart | HeartFacts.co.uk » Heart physiology/anatomy
Learned at Rasmussen "all patients take meds" (Pass the knowledge fellow students. Anything can help, am I not right?)
5 Areas of Auscultation For Heart Sounds (I use a different mnemonic though-- All (aorta) People (pulmonic) Eat (erb's point) Taco (tricuspid) Meat (mitral)
Heart valve and strings, coloured scanning electron micrograph (SEM). This is the tricuspid valve (upper right), seen from the right ventricle of the heart
Blood Flow through the Cardiac Valves, from Nurse Lalaine. Lots of cool memory tricks on this nursing blog.
Simple heart and blood flow
This should motivate any female nursing student with eyes to practice auscultating heart sounds... haha :)