The Cardiovascular System

  • Mubashar Hussain Sherazi


In the objective structured clinical examinations (OSCE), you are likely to get at least one station related to the cardiovascular system. This may include a detailed history with relevant physical examination station. Chest pain is a very common and important station for OSCE. I must say, you should master all the possible chest pain cases. You should practice very well cardiac and non-cardiac chest pain cases with or without cardiovascular examination and management.

This chapter outlines a few important cardiovascular cases. In the beginning of the chapter, there is an overview of the history taking, followed by cardiac examination and some common cardiovascular presentations.


Cardiovascular system Chest pain Palpitation Light-headedness Shortness of breath Cough 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Mubashar Hussain Sherazi
    • 1
  1. 1.Mallacoota Medical CentreMallacootaAustralia

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