Breath sounds

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mckenzielarmstrong
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Breath sounds
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2013-09-23 21:24:34
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Breath Sounds
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  1. Bronchial sounds like
    loud, harsh, high pitchese
  2. Bronchial heard
    over trachea, bronchi
  3. Bronchiovesicular sounds like
    blowing, moderate intensity & pitch
  4. Bronchovesicular heard
    over large ariways, either side of sternum, btwen scapulae
  5. Vesicular sounds like
    Soft, breezy, low pitched
  6. Vesicular heard
    over periopheral lung areas, esp base of lungs
  7. Crackles sound like
    popping, cracking, wet
  8. Crackles best heard
    on inspiration
  9. Crackles indicated
    pneumonia, pul edema, pul fibrosis
  10. Rhonchi sound like
    rumbing
  11. Rhonchi best heard on
    expiration
  12. RHonchi indicate 
    pneumonia, emphysema, bronchitis, bronchiectasis
  13. Wheezes sound like
    high pitched, musical
  14. Wheezes heard on
    both insp and expiration
  15. Wheezes loudest on what part of breath cycle
    expiration
  16. Wheezes indicate
    emphysema, asthma, foreign bodies
  17. Pleural friction rub sounds like
    dry, grating
  18. Pleural friction rub  heard on
    both insp & expiration
  19. Pleural friction rub indicates
    pleurisy, pleural infarcy, pneumonia

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