Flashcards in Lung - Percussion Deck (10):
Sound normally heard over the lung fields?
Sound normally heard over larger bones like the sternum and scapulae?
Sound normally heard over the heart, liver, and diaphragm?
Normally heard in the abdomen over the gastric air bubble and intestines?
Hyperresonant sounds are only heard over what? In what condition?
Flat or dull percussive notes heard over a portion of the lung field signifies what?
Consolidation, pleural effusion, or a large tumor.
Tympanic percussive notes elicited over a portion of the lung field signifies what?
Spontaneous or traumatic pneumothorax
As you percuss over the lung field what must you compare?
Excursion of the diaphragm is normal how far? Where?
T10 - T12