University of Nebraska Medical Center

Good Vibrations: Interpretation of Fremitus and Percussion in a Chest Examination

This module details the interpretation of fremitus and percussion in a chest examination. The module illustrates commonly known-examples of physics principles to better understand how waves travel through mediums of different densities.

Category: Patient Assessment
Format: E-Learning Module
Development Date: April 21, 2016
Authors: Jamie Straube, Jena Mizner, Sara Bills, PT, DPT
Discipline: Allied Health

Funding for the creation of this module was provided by an award from the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs at the University of Nebraska Medical Center

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