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Wheeze - Polyphonic | Auscultation Cheat Sheet with Sounds & Video | #144

Polyphonic wheezes are loud, musical and continuous. These breath sounds occur in expiration and inspiration and are heard over anterior, posterior and lateral chest walls. These sounds are associated with COPD and more severe asthma.

Patient Sounds

patient heart or lung sound
Wheeze - Polyphonic

Half Speed Patient Sounds

patient heart or lung sound
Wheeze - Polyphonic

Technique

Patient position
The patient's position should be sitting.

Auscultation Tips

Features:These are continuous, loud, multi-pitched sounds

Sound Wave

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Wheeze - Polyphonic | Auscultation Cheat Sheet with Sounds & Video | #144

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