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*  Pulse
In this case, the heart rate is determined by auscultation or audible sounds at the heart apex, in which case it is not the ... and is diagnostic of a variety of cardiac and respiratory conditions of varying urgency. Tachycardia: an elevated resting heart ...
*  Respiratory sounds
... sound will be diminished. This changes the sound produced, from a long "E" sound to a long "A" sound. Respiratory sounds at the ... Respiratory sounds, breath sounds, or lung sounds refer to the specific sounds generated by the movement of air through the ... Audio Breath Sounds - Multiple case studies with audio files of lung sounds. R.A.L.E. Repository - sound files of breath sounds ... Common types of abnormal breath sounds include the following: Rales: Small clicking, bubbling, or rattling sounds in the lungs ...
*  Rhonchi
More appropriate terms for auscultation of the thorax are respiratory sounds and adventitious sounds (wheezes, crackles, ... Rhonchi are coarse rattling respiratory sounds, usually caused by secretions in bronchial airways. "Rhonchi" is the plural form ... Other terminology for sounds that may be auscultated in the thorax include pulmonary murmurs, egophony, whispering pectoriloquy ... In 1957, Robertson and Coope proposed the two main categories of adventitious (added) lung sounds. Those categories were " ...
*  Stertor
A stertor is a respiratory sound characterized by heavy snoring or gasping. It is caused by partial obstruction of airway above ... In general terms it is a snoring or snuffly sound. Stertorous breathing will be audible during the post-ictal phase after a ...
*  Austin Flint I
1853) On variations of pitch in percussion and respiratory sounds, and their application to physical diagnosis. (1852) Clinical ... 1855) Physical Exploration in the Diagnosis of Diseases of the Respiratory Organs. (1856; revised second edition, 1868) ...
*  Stethoscope
Palaniappan R, Sundaraj K, Ahamed NU, Arjunan A, Sundaraj S. Computer-based Respiratory Sound Analysis: A Systematic Review. ... The Eko Core enables wireless transmission of heart sounds to a smartphone or tablet. Because the sounds are transmitted ... The bell transmits low frequency sounds, while the diaphragm transmits higher frequency sounds. This two-sided stethoscope was ... An electronic stethoscope (or stethophone) overcomes the low sound levels by electronically amplifying body sounds. However, ...
*  Egophony
Abnormal Respiratory Vocal Sounds. ... It is due to enhanced transmission of high-frequency sound ... long-E vowel sound. Stethoscopic auscultation of a clear lung field during this articulation will detect a sound matching that ... The mechanism is the same; that is, fluid or consolidation causes the sound of the voice to be transmitted loudly to the ... This effect occurs because the solid mass in the lung field will disproportionately dampen the articulated sound's acoustic ...
*  Respiratory examination
Computer-based Respiratory Sound Analysis: A Systematic Review. IETE Tech Rev 2013;30:248-56 Respiratory exam - University of ... The physician then auscultates the respiratory sounds over the lung fields, listening to the fields through a stethoscope. This ... Florida Exam of the chest - University of Florida Respiratory exam - Respiratory Exam Lung sounds - 3M - Littmann Stethoscopes ... and the physician using the ulnar aspect of their hand to feel changes in sound conduction. Respiratory expansion, indicating ...
*  Laryngotracheal stenosis
The patient may also experience added respiratory sounds which in the more severe cases can be identified as stridor but in ... Perkins JA, Inglis AF, Richardson MA (March 1998). "Iatrogenic airway stenosis with recurrent respiratory papillomatosis". Arch ...
*  Bronchophony
"bronchophony" at Dorland's Medical Dictionary Whispered pectoriloquy Abnormal Respiratory Vocal Sounds TheFreeDictionary.com. ... Rather, the normal breath sounds are increased in loudness - referred to by doctors as "increased breath sounds" - over the ... Bronchophony, also known as bronchiloquy, is the abnormal transmission of sounds from the lungs or bronchi. Bronchophony is a ... bronchophony is the phenomenon of the patient's voice remaining loud at the periphery of the lungs or sounding louder than ...
*  Diffuse panbronchiolitis
Symptoms of DPB include chronic sinusitis (inflamed paranasal sinuses), wheezing, crackles (respiratory sounds made by ... In DPB, the nodules are more restricted to the respiratory bronchioles, while in OB they are often found in the membranous ... Mucus production in the airways is a major culprit in the morbidity and mortality of DPB and other respiratory diseases. The ... The eventual result of DPB can be respiratory failure and heart problems. The term "bronchiolitis" generally refers to ...
*  List of MeSH codes (G09)
... respiratory dead space MeSH G09.772.765.765 --- respiratory sounds MeSH G09.772.765.850 --- total lung capacity MeSH G09.772. ... heart sounds MeSH G09.330.553.400.515.500 --- heart murmurs MeSH G09.330.553.400.650 --- pulse MeSH G09.330.553.400.925 --- ... respiratory transport MeSH G09.772.770.755.760.602 --- pulmonary gas exchange MeSH G09.772.770.820 --- sneezing MeSH G09.772. ... respiratory mechanics MeSH G09.772.770.755.700.080 --- bronchoconstriction MeSH G09.772.770.755.700.275 --- exhalation MeSH ...
*  List of MeSH codes (C23)
... respiratory sounds MeSH C23.888.852.779.850 --- snoring MeSH C23.888.852.889 --- sneezing MeSH C23.888.885.250 --- cafe-au-lait ... respiratory tract fistula MeSH C23.300.575.687.225 --- bronchial fistula MeSH C23.300.575.825 --- urinary fistula MeSH C23.300. ... respiratory tract MeSH C23.550.382.968.500 --- granuloma, laryngeal MeSH C23.550.393.225 --- failure to thrive MeSH C23.550. ... respiratory paralysis MeSH C23.888.592.636.943 --- vocal cord paralysis MeSH C23.888.592.643 --- paresis MeSH C23.888.592.643. ...
*  Hearing loss
... abnormal hearing of one's own voice and respiratory sounds, usually as a result of a patulous eustachian tube or dehiscent ... Sound intensity (sound energy, or propensity to cause damage to the ears) increases dramatically with proximity according to an ... Both constant exposure to loud sounds (85 dB(A) or above) and one-time exposure to extremely loud sounds (120 dB(A) or above) ... The process is as follows: sound waves are transmitted to the outer ear, sound waves are conducted down to ear canal, bringing ...
*  List of MeSH codes (E01)
... respiratory sounds MeSH E01.370.386.740 --- rhinomanometry MeSH E01.370.386.870 --- rhinometry, acoustic MeSH E01.370.388.100 ... respiratory function tests MeSH E01.370.386.700.050 --- airway resistance MeSH E01.370.386.700.100 --- blood gas analysis MeSH ...
*  Triangle of auscultation
To better expose the triangle and listen to respiratory sounds with a stethoscope, patients are asked to fold their arms across ... making respiratory sounds able to be heard more clearly with a stethoscope. To better expose the floor of the triangle up of ...
*  Outline of cardiology
... pulsus parvus et tardus Respiratory sounds for crackles (edema) and other lung pathologies that can affect the heart Rheumatic ... bowel sounds, and lung sounds. Electronic stethoscopes can amplify and record sounds. EKG calipers - A type of divider caliper ... Auscultation - Listening to sounds (e.g., heart sounds) with a stethoscope. Electrocardiography (ECG or EKG): Measurement of ... Acoustic device for hearing internal sounds including heart sounds. The stethoscope is the quintessential medical icon, ...
*  Victor A. McKusick
Being a Treatise on Cardiovascular and Respiratory Sound, Introduced by an Historical Survey, Illustrated by Sound Spectrograms ... McKusick specialized in heart murmurs, and utilized spectroscopy to analyze heart sounds. In 1956 McKusick traveled to ...
*  DMOZ - Health: Nursing: Specialties: Critical Care: Auscultation Simulators
... lung sounds. Auscultation simulators are an attempt to teach medical trainees to recognize what they hear through the ... stethoscope by providing examples of either actual or simulated sounds. Simple simulators just provide audio files. More ... Two basic sub-categories are 1) heart sounds (and murmurs) and 2) ... Two basic sub-categories are 1) heart sounds (and murmurs) and 2) lung sounds. Auscultation simulators are an attempt to teach ...
*  Respiration (physiology)
Diffusing capacity List of basic biology topics Respiratory sounds Respiratory monitoring Nelsons VCE Units 1-2 Physical ... Respiratory An iPhone app covering detailed respiratory science and anatomy Nilsson, Goran E. (2010). Respiratory Physiology of ... In animals with lungs, physiological respiration involves respiratory cycles of inhaled and exhaled breaths. Inhalation ( ... because the term respiratory rate (RR) is a well-established term in health care, even though it would need to be consistently ...
*  Music therapy
Specifically, playing wind instruments strengthens oral and respiratory muscles, sound vocalization, articulation, and improves ... The yidaki produced sounds that are similar to the sound healing techniques used in modern day. For at least 40,000 years, the ... Both are used to stimulate the sounds of the womb. The Remo Ocean Disk, a round musical instrument that mimics the fluid sounds ... "Sound Healing- Ancient Sounds". Token Rock. TokenRock. Retrieved 05/08/2017. Check date values in: ,access-date= (help) Kakadu ...
*  Frederick Geoffrey Lawrence
... "respiratory" sound like something out of Keats'" He first achieved judicial office in 1948 with his appointment as Recorder (a ...
*  Estill Voice Training
Power' is the source of energy producing the sound (typically the respiratory system causing air to be expelled from the lungs ... Source' is the component that vibrates to create the sound waves (the vocal folds). 'Filter' is the shaping of the sound waves ... Sob: Sob quality is a soft and dark sound, associated with the sobbing cry of an adult who mourns. Sob quality is produced on a ... In addition to the thirteen Figures for Voice, Estill Voice Training also includes the 'Siren' exercise where a sound is ...
*  Snoring
... is the vibration of respiratory structures and the resulting sound due to obstructed air movement during breathing ... In some cases, the sound may be soft, but in most cases, it can be loud and unpleasant. Snoring during sleep may be a sign, or ...
*  Wheeze
... whistling sound produced in the respiratory airways during breathing. For wheezes to occur, some part of the respiratory tree ... Audio Breath Sounds - Multiple case studies with audio files of lung sounds. R.A.L.E. Repository - sound files of breath sounds ... Stridor - the word is from the Latin, str─źdor - is a harsh, high-pitched, vibrating sound that is heard in respiratory tract ... Localized processes, such as the occlusion of a portion of the respiratory tree, are more likely to produce wheezing at that ...
*  Mary Astor
Astor died on September 25, 1987, at age 81, of respiratory failure due to pulmonary emphysema while in the hospital at the ... Though this was probably due to early sound equipment and the inexperience of technicians, the studio released her from her ... Lindsay Anderson "Mary Astor", Sight and Sound, Autumn 1990, reprinted in Paul Ryan (ed) Never Apologise: The Collected ... Fox gave her a sound test, which she failed because the studio found her voice to be too deep. ...
*  Tracheitis
Increasing deep or barking croup cough following a recent upper respiratory infection Crowing sound when inhaling (inspiratory ... Although the trachea is usually considered part of the lower respiratory tract, in ICD-10 tracheitis is classified under "acute ... One of the most common causes is Staphylococcus aureus and often follows a recent viral upper respiratory infection. Bacterial ...