Took a Peds/Infant assessment class today,.."homework" question,.. - page 2

Okay guys,.know you hate these questions,..took a Peds/infant assessment class as part of ER orientation,..which is good since I haven't taken care of kids since nursing school,..more than a few... Read More

  1. by   DanEMT
    Quote from Myxel67
    Rales & thonchi--rales is same as crackles & result of moisture in the alveoli. Sounds like when you rub your hair together next to your ear--sort of like rice crispies in milk. Rhonchi are deep, low pitched "snoring sounds." resulting from large airway obstruction. At least that's what I remember. Both are called adventitious (sp?) breath sounds.
    This is about right

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