Auscultation Training by Repetition

Bronchophony - Abnormal

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Listen for 2-3 minutes
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Diaphragm

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Ask patient to say "99" several times. Auscultate chest walls. Over consolidated areas "99" is understandable. For example, pneumonia in the upper lobes, both posterior and anterior. Compare to the Bronchophony - Healthy recording.
Repetition Training - Voiced Sounds

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Ask the patient to say "99" several times while auscultating the chest walls. Over consolidated areas "99" is understandable. This is because acoustic filtering is reduced in consolidated lung tissue, which allows better sound transmission.

Compare this breath sound to the recording in the "Bronchophony - Healthy" lesson.

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