You are assessing your patients heart sounds. You chart that you heard the S2 heart sound. Which valve are you charting that you heard?

 

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Correct

- Aortic

- Pulmonary

- Mitral

- Tricuspid

Rationale

When listening to heart sounds, the S1 sound is the mitral valve closing, S2 is when the aortic valve is closing.

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