breathsounds

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breathsounds
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2011-04-20 20:45:10
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normal and adventitious breath sounds Unit 3
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  1. Breath Sound
    Pitch: Loud
    Bronchial
  2. Breath Sound
    Intensity: Loud, predominantly on expiration
    Bronchial
  3. Breath sounds
    A sound like air blown through a hollow tube, heard over suprasternal area and lower trachea mainstem bronchus.
    Bronchial
  4. Breath sound
    Pitch: Moderate
    Bronchovesicular
  5. Breath sounds
    Intensity: Moderate
    Bronchovesiclar
  6. Breath Sounds
    A blowing sound heard over airways on either side of sternum, at angle of Louis, and between scapulae.
    Bronchovesicular
  7. Breath Sounds
    High on inspiration, low on expiration
    Vesicular
  8. Breath sounds
    Intensity: lound on inspiration, soft to absent on expiration
    Vesicular
  9. Breath Sounds
    Quiet, rustling sounds, heard over periphery
    Vesicular
  10. Where to Auscultate Crackles
    Over lung field and airways: heard commonly in bases of lower lung lobes
  11. Cause of Crackles (Rales)
    Air passing through fluid or mucus in any air passage.
  12. Adventitious sound:
    Light crackling, bubbling, high-pitched
    Crackles or Rales
  13. Where to Auscultate Gurgles or Rhonchi
    Over larger airways
  14. Adventitious sounds:
    Coarse rattling, gurgling, harsh, moaning or snoring quality. May be cleared by cough
    Gurgles or Thonchi
  15. Adventitious sound caused by Airways narrowed by bronchospasm or secretions.
    Gurgles or Rhonchi

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