While Auscultating Heart Sounds on a 7-Year-Old Child for a Routine

Question 25
Multiple Choice

While auscultating heart sounds on a 7-year-old child for a routine physical,the nurse hears an S₃,a soft murmur at left midsternal border,and a venous hum when the child is standing.Which of these would be a correct interpretation of these findings? A) S3 is indicative of heart disease in children. B) These can all be normal findings in a child. C) These are indicative of congenital problems. D) The venous hum most likely indicates an aneurysm.