Pleural Rubs

heart lung sounds waveform
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Seated
torso & chestpiece
Diaphragm

Listening Tips
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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.


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