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Lecture Overview

This concise but informative presentation will remind you just where to place the stethoscope on the chest when conducting a respiratory assessment. Why should we listen above the clavicle? What does a tracheal breath sound versus a peripheral breath sound, sound like? Learn all this and more in this fascinating refresher.

Educators

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John Serginson

John Serginson has been a Nurse Practitioner: respiratory care at the Caboolture Hospital since 2010. He completed his nurse practitioner master's degree at the University of Queensland (UQ) with clinical training at The Prince Charles Hospital. He is an adjunct lecturer in the UQ School of Nursing and Midwifery. With 29 years’ experience as a nurse (16 in respiratory care), his research interests include domiciliary oxygen, inhaled therapy, and COPD models of care.

Reviews

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99 Total Rating(s)

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Bernadina Baliotis
21 May 2019

I found this video very useful in my revision of breath sounds

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Bernadina Baliotis
21 May 2019

I found this video very helpful for the beginning of respiratory review, especially the use of the stethoscope and the placement for listening to breath sounds.

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anna richards
21 May 2019

Very brief concise lecture as to basics

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Anne Currey
20 May 2019

A reminder of proper technique of using a stethoscope and what to listen for in assessment.

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Judy Lindsay
15 May 2019

Great presentation, with genuine sound effects.

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Melissa Ferguson
13 May 2019

This was so informative & educational. I have really just learnt so much.

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Kendra Hinds
12 May 2019

The learning was engaging and informative.

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Donna Riding
12 May 2019

Very well presented so much easier for understanding the placement of stethoscope and different types of chest sounds .

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Alecia minotti
12 May 2019

Explains lung sounds, auscultation landmarks and how to use the stethoscope.

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Sylvia Brown
11 May 2019

It was an excellent resource to provide us with added value in respiratory assessment, and thereby treatment of same.