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Bronchophony - Healthy Reference Guide

Bronchophony - Healthy

Ask the patient to say '99' several times while auscultating the chest walls. Over healthy lung areas, '99' is not understandable. This is because sound is impeded in normal lungs. Compare this voiced breath sound to the recording in the Bronchophony - Abnormal lesson.


Patient Recording

patient heart or lung sound
Bronchophony - Healthy


Patient Recording - Half Speed Playback

patient heart or lung sound
Bronchophony - Healthy


Position

Patient position
The patient's position should be sitting.

Listening Tips

Features:Ask patient to say "99" several times. Auscultate chest walls. Over healthy lung areas "99" is not understandable. Compare this sound to the Bronchophony - Abnormal recording.


Waveform (Phonocardiogram)




Authors and Sources

Authors and Reviewers


Sources



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