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Pulmonary Examination


Bates’ Visual Guide to the Physical Examination (4th edition)

This video collection accompanies the classic textbook of physical diagnosis used by most medical schools including the University of Pittsburgh. The videos serve as a companion to the textbook and provide a demonstration on how each exam is performed. Bates is often the definitive resource for student exams.

A Practical Guide to Clinical Medicine (University of California, San Diego)

This online resource provides a written description and images of key components of the lung exam.

Advanced Physical Diagnosis Learning and Teaching at the Bedside, edition 1 (University of Washington)

This skill module provides video demonstrations, audio examples, historical background and additional information vital to the pulmonary physical examination.

Online Physical Examination Teaching Assessment (University of Florida)

This series of videos, created by physicians at the University of Florida School of Medicine, provides demonstrations and short lists of clinical pearls on how to perform components of the physical examination.

The Fundamentals of Lung Auscultation

This article is from the New England Journal of Medicine.