Lungs

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finess00
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37851
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Lungs
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2010-09-28 00:18:33
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  1. Crackles
    • High pitched
    • Heard during inspiration
    • Not cleared by a cough
    • Discontinuous
  2. Rhonchi
    • Loud, low course sounds
    • Sounds like a snore
    • During inspiration or expiration
    • May clear with cough
    • Continuous
  3. Wheeze
    • Musical nosie during inspiration or expiration
    • Usually louder
    • Continuous
  4. Right lobe
    • Have 3 lobes
    • Right middle lobe is the hardest to hear
  5. Left lobe
    Has 2 lobes because of the heart
  6. Normal breath sounds
    • Vesicular
    • Bronchiovesicular
    • Bronchial
  7. Vesicular sounds
    • Heard over most of the lung
    • Soft, low- pitched sound
    • Inspiration is longer than expiration
  8. Bronchiovesicular Sounds
    • Heard most clearly when the bronchi and trachea are close to the chest wall along the scapular area.
    • Heard as medium-pitched sounds
    • Inspiration and expiration are about equal
  9. Bronchial breathing
    • Loud high pitched blowing sound
    • Expiration is longer than the inspiration
    • Heard over the trachea
  10. Adventitious (abnormal ) breath sounds
    • Crackles
    • Wheeze
    • Ronchi
    • Pleural friction rub
  11. Pleural friction rub
    • caused by inflammation or fibrin deposit between the moist layers of the of the pleura.
    • present on inspiration and expiration
    • low pitched, rubbing or grating
  12. Number of landmarks on anterior chest
    5
  13. Number of landmarks on the posterior chest
    9
  14. Order of how breath flow
    • Nares
    • Nasal Pharnyx
    • Oral Pharnyx
    • Pharnyx
    • Larnyx
    • Trachea
    • Bronchi
    • Bronchioles
    • Alveoli

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