Auscultation Training by Repetition


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Hollow, tubular sounds that are higher pitched. Considered abnormal if heard over the peripheral lung fields. Distinct pause in the sound between inspiration and expiration. Inspiration to expiration ratio of 1:2 or 1:3.
Repetition Training - Basic Lung Sounds

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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 .

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