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Bronchophony - Healthy

Have the patient repeat '99' while you auscultate their chest walls. With healthy lungs, this whispered phrase will not be audible due to impeded sound transmission. Be sure to compare your findings with an auditory example in our Bronchophony - Abnormal lesson!

Patient Recording

patient heart or lung sound
Bronchophony - Healthy

Patient Recording - Half Speed

patient heart or lung sound
Bronchophony - Healthy

Position

Patient position
The patient's position should be sitting.

Listening Tips

Features:Ask patient to say "99" several times. Auscultate chest walls. Over healthy lung areas "99" is not understandable. Compare this sound to the Bronchophony - Abnormal recording.

Waveform (Phonocardiogram)

Authors and Sources

Authors and Reviewers


Sources

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Bronchophony - Healthy | Lessons with Audio and Video | #139


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