Intermediate Lung Sounds

Auscultation Course Overview

The goal of this intermediate course is to expand your observational skills when auscultating breath sounds. The course lessons include voiced sounds: bronchophony, egophony and whispered pectoriloquy. We also provide auscultation lessons on several types of wheezes, crackles and stridor. Each of these lung sound lessons includes audio, text and dynamic waveform. The anatomy pages use illustrations to reveal an example of each lung sound (anatomy not yet available on smartphones). 

About the author:
Diane Wrigley , Physician Assistant and national educator for continuing education.

How To Use Course Lessons

Please use good quality headphones or earphones.

Each lesson consists of multiple pages: text description with audio recording and  dynamic waveform pages. Most lessons include a cardiac or lung animation as well. To navigate pages within a lesson, use the navigation bar which will appear on each lesson page.

After completing a lesson, use the blue arrows to view the next lesson. Lessons can also be accessed by using the Table of Contents found in the left margin.


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