Auscultation Training by Repetition

Pleural Rubs

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Listen for 2-3 minutes
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Seated
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Diaphragm

Listening Tips
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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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Lesson Text

If you wish to review a complete lesson concerning this sound, the following lesson modules(s) may be useful. Each lesson includes text that covers an auscultatory sound, a waveform and an animation video.

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