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The patient, suitably undressed, should lie on an examination couch with the head and neck at 45 degrees to the horizontal.

The following features of a patient should be observed during a cardiovascular examination:

  • general appearance
  • hands
  • blood pressure
  • face
  • neck
  • praecordium
  • back
  • abdomen
  • other

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