chest examination

chest examination

The evaluation of the chest, in which the examiner listens to breath and heart sounds, location and nature of pain, to identify disease
Chest examination
 Finding  Breath sound* Percussion Fremitus
Pleural effusion ↓  Dull ↓
Pneumonia ↓  Dull ↑
Pneumothorax  ↓  Hyper ↓ 
*BS Breath sounds; Hyper Hyperresonant; PC Percussion; TF Tactile fremitus
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