Auscultation of Breath Sounds: Abnormal Breath Sounds

Breath sounds offer important and often diagnostic information about many health conditions related to pulmonary function. This program will cover the qualities of breath sounds, abnormal breath sounds and some of their associated conditions, and how to document your findings.  Because auscultation is a subjective assessment, breath sounds are described using terminology standardized by the American Thoracic Society.


After completing this course, you should be able to:
  • List terms used to describe the qualities of breath sounds
  • Identify common causes of abnormal breath sounds
  • List the four main terms used by the American Thoracic Society to describe adventitious breath sounds
  • Describe 3 abnormal vocal sounds
Price: $315.00 USD

Product ID: MED252
Media: DVD
Year: 2016
Duration: 19:00 minutes
Language: English
Tags: Basic Clinical Skills, Respiratory, Physical Assessment, Airway Management
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