Essential Lung Sounds Course Introduction
This module, 'Essential Lung Sounds', is designed to provide auscultation instruction with practice exercises. The most important breath sounds found in family practice and internal medicine are covered.
Lung sounds, also called breath sounds, can be heard across the anterior and posterior chest walls. These breath sounds include crackles, wheezes, stridor and pleural rubsl These are explained in the Essentials of Lung Sounds lessons.
Lung sounds audio recordings, along with explanatory text and chestpiece positioning, are available within the lessons listed below.