Respiratory Sounds Reference Page
This page provides an overview of respiratory sounds information on this website. We offer several ways to learn respiratory auscultation skills. First, the reference guide is designed to provide quick access to abnormal respiratory sounds, with audio tracks, listening guides and waveforms. Our respiratory sounds lesson are intended for students. The Repetition Training pages provide a methodology that helps some users memorize each type of lung sound.
Respiratory Sounds Definition
Respiratory sounds, also called lung sounds or breath sounds, can be auscultated across the chest with a stethoscope. Wheezes, rhonchi, crackles (rales), stridor and pleural rubs, egophony, bronchophony and whispered pectoriloquy are all available within this site.
Respiratory Sounds Reference Guide
Our auscultation reference guide provides quick access to normal and adventitious sounds including audio recordings, listening tips and a waveforms.