Phonocardiography Report

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Hi, Tammy. Thank you for responding to my post. After researching the topic of phonocardiography, if I were an OB/GYN nurse practitioner wanting to bring this type of technology into my practice I would research what evidence-based studies have shown. Upon my research to answer your question, I do not believe that I would choose this type of testing for my practice. There are multiple flaws and limitations with phonocardiography. Consequently, phonocardiography is known to give high rates of false positive test results (Romano, Bifulco, Luppariello, Clemente, D’addio, & Cesarelli. Phonocardiography also does not have the ability to detect some of the major cardiac anomalies (Romano et al., 2015). Therefore, I would choose a more conventional

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