NCLEX Review: Lung Sounds

Lung sounds, or breath sounds, refer to the sounds heard when air moves through the respiratory system. These are easily identified by listening to the lung fields with a stethoscope and are classified according to the sounds involved during inhalation and exhalation phases of the breath cycle. For this part of your NCLEX exam review, we will go over the abnormal breath sounds: wheezing, ronchi, stridor and crackles. This refresher video will cover what you will need to know about these lung sounds on the NCLEX test, including what they sound like and what conditions the sound is typically associated with.

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by Mometrix Test Preparation | Last Updated: January 12, 2021