Lungs/Chest

1. Actual lung sounds
2. Actual lung sounds

Normal Respiration

The normal respiratory rate of a newborn is 40 - 60. On examination, lungs sounds should be clear and heard with equal volume bilaterally. The example above demonstrates normal respiration in an infant.

Click on the circles above to hear actual lung sounds from the corresponding areas of ascultation. Be sure the volume of your computer is turned up and use a headset for best sound quality.


photo by Janelle Aby, MD