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It is preferable to detect breath sounds by means of MEMS microphones and highly sensitive electret microphones.
Because breath sounds are directly related to pharyngeal pressure, "this method is sensitive to the seventy of [OSA] even during wakefulness.
There were reduced breath sounds with inspiratory crackles and bronchial breathing in the right base posteriorly.
Lynch specifically looked at the predictive value of fever, tachypnea, increased heart rate, retractions, grunting, crackles and decreased breath sounds.
I can do a more comprehensive assessment before contacting medical staff, eg if a person is short of breath, I can now assess air entry and additional breath sounds.
They also allow the healthcare professional to control the frequency so that they can switch the range between heart sounds (45 Hz to 900 Hz) and breath sounds (50 Hz to 2000 Hz) for better results.
Her breath sounds were of normal intensity on auscultation of her chest.
Physical examination revealed an area of dullness to percussion in the left lower lung field with diminished breath sounds.
The "virtual patient" will include simulated heart and breath sounds.
Physical examination was negative apart from dullness at the fight lung base with decreased vocal fremitus and diminished breath sounds.
We used a stethoscope for taking blood pressures and listening to apical pulses-not breath sounds, heart sounds, bowel sounds or bruits.
The comparison between this product and a general use stethoscope is unmistakable in its clarity and ability to magnify even faint breath sounds to a level that are audible.