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Vesicular - Normal Reference Guide

Vesicular - Normal

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.


Patient Recording

patient heart or lung sound
Vesicular - Normal


Patient Recording - Half Speed Playback

patient heart or lung sound
Vesicular - Normal




Position

Patient position
The patient's position should be seated.

Listening Tips

S1:
Systole:
S2:
Diastole:
Features: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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