Vesicular - Normal

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Vesicular breath sounds are soft and low pitched with a rustling quality during inspiration and are even softer during expiration. These are the most commonly auscultated breath sounds, normally heard over most of the lung surface. They have an inspiration/expiratory ratio of 3 to 1 or I:E of 3:1.
Vesicular - Normal
The recommended auscultation position for the stethoscope is the Chest wall position. For this sound, use stethoscope's Diaphragm.


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The recommended patient position is Seated

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Vesicular breath sounds are soft and low pitched with a rustling quality during inspiration and even softer during expiration. Inspiration to expiration ratio of 3:1 or 4:1.
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