Bronchial breath sounds are hollow, tubular sounds that are lower pitched. They can be auscultated over the trachea where they are considered normal.

There is a distinct pause in the sound between inspiration and expiration. I:E ratio is 1:3 .

After reviewing the sound, use the waveform and anatomy tabs for more information about this sound.

Position: Chest wall
Maneuver: Seated
Chestpiece: Diaphragm