Is our grand rounds speaker able to appreciate jugular venous distention, an S3, a precordial knock?
What does JVD stand for?
JVD stands for Jugular Venous Distention
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- Justin Velgos Completed Projects (artist's webpage)
- Jugend Vereins Championat Rheinland (German: Youth Club Championship Rheinland; equestrian competition)
- James Valley Christian School (grades preK through 12; Huron, SD)
- JANET Videoconferencing Service - IP
- Jemez Valley Credit Union (Jemez Springs, NM)
- Jet Vapor Deposition
- Jharkhand Vikas Dal (Indian political party)
- Joint Venture Development
- Jost Van Dyke (British Virgin Islands)
- Journal of Veterinary Dentistry
- Jasmin Vardimon Dance Company (UK)
- Journal of Veterinary Diagnostic Investigation (American Association of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians, Inc.)
- Johan Van Der Keuken (Dutch documentary filmmaker)
- Jordan Valley District Library (East Jordan, MI)
- Jacques Van Der Merwe Inc. (South Africa)
- Jost Van Dyke Preservation Society (British Virgin Islands)
- Just Virtual Dedicated Servers (server hosting company)
- Japan Vacuum Equipment Co., Ltd. (Japan)
- Java Visual Editor (software)
- Jet Vapor Etching
Samples in periodicals archive:
A common finding in our cases was jugular venous distention, a sign not usually seen in patients with hepatic cirrhosis.
The physical examination revealed orthopnea, jugular venous distention, ascites and bilateral pretibial edema.
In two placebo controlled, 12-week clinical studies, PRINIVIL as adjunctive therapy to digitalis and diuretics improved the following signs and symptoms due to congestive heart failure: edema, rales, paroxysmal nocturnal dyspnea and jugular venous distention.
Emergent pericardiocentesis was performed and drained 450 cc of bloody fluid, after which intracardiac pressures normalized (Table) and jugular venous distention disappeared.
Physical examination disclosed orthopnea, dyspnea, bilateral jugular venous distention and bilateral pretibial pitting edema.
There was no jugular venous distention or hepato-jugular reflux; the heart was regular without murmurs, rubs or gallops.
During the physical examination the clinician should be observant for signs of dyspnea, cardiac cachexia, cyanosis, pedal edema, ascites, and jugular venous distention.