Bronchial Breath Sounds Introduction
Welcome to our website's bronchial breath sounds page. On this page we provide a definition of bronchial breath sounds, then compare bronchial sounds to vesicular sounds using audio recordings and text. Finally, there is a link to the training lessons available on this site.
What Are Bronchial Breath Sounds?
Bronchial breath sounds are tubular, hollow sounds which are heard when auscultating over the large airways (e.g. second and third intercostal spaces). They will be louder and higher-pitched than vesicular breath sounds.
Bronchial vs Vesicular
Compare bronchial to vesicular breath sounds.
Listen to this bronchial breath sounds audio recording.
Listen to this vesicular recording.