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Bronchovesicular

Inspiration to expiration periods are equal. These are normal sounds in the mid-chest area or in the posterior chest between the scapula. They reflect a mixture of the pitch of the bronchial breath sounds heard near the trachea and the alveoli with the vesicular sound. They have an I:E ratio of 1:1.

Patient Recording

patient heart or lung sound
Bronchovesicular

Patient Recording - Half Speed

patient heart or lung sound
Bronchovesicular

Position

Patient position
The patient's position should be sitting.

Listening Tips

Features:Inspiration to expiration periods are equal. Low to medium pitch. Soft intensity.

Waveform (Phonocardiogram)

Authors and Sources

Authors and Reviewers


Sources

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Bronchovesicular | Lessons with Audio and Video | #136


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