Back

Reference Guide

Pleural Rubs

maneuver
Seated
torso and chestpiece
Diaphragm

Listening Tips

Plural rubs are creaking or grating sounds that have been described as being similar to walking on fresh snow or a leather-on-leather type of sound. Pleural rubs stop when the patient holds a breath.
Waveform
Practical Clinical Skills Logo Content is for medical professionals.
All information is for education only.
Copyright Medical Training and Simulation LLC, 2016