We provide a selection of recent articles on the art and science of heart auscultation, resources and the latest teaching methods. If you would like to contribute please email the author at

200 Years of the Stethoscope

200 Years of the Stethoscope

John Finley MD & Allan Marble PhD
Historic display items courtesy of Dalhousie History of Medicine Society

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Finley JP, Caissie R, Nicol P. International trial of online auditory training programme for distinguishing innocent and pathological murmurs. J Paediatr Child Health. 2015 Aug; 51(8):815-9

#ICEicle: The Lost(?) Art of the Cardiac Physical Exam – #FOAMed Resources

Metkus TS. The physical examination and the fifth maneuver. J Amer Coll Cardiology 2015; 66; 2048-2051