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Table 1 Cardiac diagnoses of seven patients who each participated for 1-3 days in the auscultation tests.

From: Training auscultatory skills: computer simulated heart sounds or additional bedside training? A randomized trial on third-year medical students

DAY Test 1 Test 2 Test 3 Test 4
1 aortic stenosis aortic regurgitation pulmonary hypertension mitral insufficiency
2 aortic stenosis aortic regurgitation mitral insufficiency plus aortic regurgitation mitral insufficiency
3 aortic stenosis aortic regurgitation aortic stenosis mitral insufficiency
  1. Patients 1 and 2 are identical all three days. Patient 4 is the same on days 1 and 2. Each student was exposed to four patients.