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Listening to sounds in the body
Scratchy sound produced by the motion of inflamed or irritated pleural surfaces rubbing against each other. AKA friction rub
Tapping on a surface to determine the differences in the density of the underlying structure
Fine crackling sound heard on auscultation ( during inspiration) when there is fluid in alveoli.
Rhonchus (p. rhonchi)
Lound rumbling sound heard on auscultation of bronchi obstructed by sputum.
Material expelled from the chest by coughing or clearing the throat.
Strained, high-pitched, relatively loud sound made on inspiration; associtated with obstruction of larynx or trachea.
Continuous high-pitched whistling sound heard when is forced through a narrow space during inspiration or expiration
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