Basics of Lung Sounds

Bronchial - waveform


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phonocardiogram
torso with stethoscope chestpiece
chestpiece
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Maneuver:Seated
Position:Chest wall
Chestpiece:Diaphragm
Bronchial breath sounds are hollow, tubular sounds that are higher pitched compared to vesicular sounds. They can be auscultated over the trachea where they are considered normal.

There is a distinct pause in the sound between inspiration and expiration. I:E ratio is 1:3 .






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