Lung sound images for Nurses, Nursing, Nursing students
Lung sounds to know for interpreting the medical appointments and exams related to breathing, breath sounds lungs, asthma, copd, etc
There are three abnormal lung sounds that can be heard during respiratory problems – crackles, rhonchi and wheezes. Crackles are high-pitched sounds heard during inspiration. It resembles the cracking or rattling sounds.
Rhonchi, on the other hand, are rumbling course sounds heard during inspiration or expiration. It can be cleared when coughed out or when phlegm is suctioned out.
Wheezes are musical-like sounds heard during inspiration or expiration. It resembles whistling sounds and it can be heard louder during expiration.
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