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What are the  grades of murmur intensity (Levine scale)?


Grade 1 Heard by an expert in optimum conditions
Grade 2 Heard by a non-expert in optimum conditions
Grade 3 Easily heard, no thrill
Grade 4 Loud murmur, palpable thrill
Grade 5 Very loud murmur, often heard over a wide area, palpable thrill
Grade 6 Extremely loud, heard without a stethoscope


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