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Auscultation Repetition Training: 34

Pleural Rubs

Research studies have demonstrated that listening to a heart sound for 2-3 minutes can help students master auscultation. For textual descriptions, waveforms and heart animations, please use our courses on this website.

auscultation sound from lesson
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Listening Tips

S1:
Systole:
S2:
Diastole:
Features:Plural rubs are creaking or grating sounds that have been described as being similar to walking on fresh snow or a leather-on-leather type of sound. Pleural rubs stop when the patient holds a breath


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