Boston, MA, March 27, 2011 --(PR.com
)-- MedEdu, LLC (www.easyauscultation.com) is adding lung sound lessons to its collection of free auscultation courses and recordings. These lessons are organized into two courses. Users can also directly access patient recordings and waveforms for each of the twenty cases.
Basics of Lung Sounds
The goal of this basic course in lung sounds is to improve the student’s observational skills. Thus, they focus on describing important lung sounds and in providing recordings of each. Some users find that waveform tracings aid in learning each lung sounds; they have included these waveforms with each recording.
1. Normal Vesicular
2. Fine Crackles
3. Coarse Crackles
7. Pleural Rubs
Intermediate Lung Sounds
The goal of this intermediate course is to expand observational skills. In this course we present voice sounds: bronchophony, egophony and whispered pectoriloquy. They also provide additional lessons on a several forms of wheezes, crackles and stridor.
1. Diminished Vesicular
2. Bronchophony - Healthy
3. Bronchophony - Abnormal
4. Egophony - e
5. Egophony - a
6. Whispered Pectoriloquy - Healthy
7. Whispered Pectoriloquy - Abnormal
8. Wheeze - Expiratory
9. Wheeze - Monophonic
10. Wheeze - Polyphonic
11. Crackles - Early Inspiratory
12. Crackles - Late Inspiratory
The Easy Auscultation web site has over 80 heart and lung sound lessons. These multimedia lessons represent one of the most comprehensive sets of online auscultation materials available. Each lesson can be viewed with a PC/Mac browser, iPad or iPhone.
Easy Auscultation’s web site was established in 2009. The firm’s experienced team of physicians and developers have published over 300,000 copies of its auscultation courses for Lippincott, Littmann, Challenger and Prentice-Hall.