Essential Lung Sounds


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. Each lesson consists of multiple pages: 1) text description with audio recording; 2)a visualization page with waveform; 3) a practice page. Use the tabs which appear below each lesson's title. 

Navigating A Lesson

Each lesson has three pages. Use the navigation tabs which appear under the lesson title to view pages with: 1) audio & sound description; 2) visualization of the heart sound; 3) lesson practice. A screen shot of these navigation tabs is displayed below.
heart sounds lesson navigation tabs


Please use good quality headphones or earphones.

Begin Module

Table of Contents
1Normal Vesicular
2Diminished Vesicular
3Bronchial
4Wheezes checkmark
5Rhonchi - Low Pitched Wheezes
6Fine Crackles (Rales)
7Coarse Crackles (Rales)
8Bronchovesicular
9Stridor
10Pleural Friction Rub