Clinical usefulness of 'vocal fremitus' and 'vocal resonance' - GP perceptions and practice

San Hla, Kyaw (2007) Clinical usefulness of 'vocal fremitus' and 'vocal resonance' - GP perceptions and practice. Australian Family Physician, 36 (7). pp. 573-574.

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Assessment of vocal fremitus (VF) and vocal resonance (VR) (whereby vocal vibrations are felt or heard during a clinical examination) is an established art of physical examination of the respiratory system. Textbooks on clinical examination include these procedures as part of the standard method.

Item ID: 2799
Item Type: Article (Research - C1)
ISSN: 0300-8495
Keywords: vocal fremitus; clinical usefulness; vocal resonance
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Date Deposited: 27 Sep 2009 22:42
FoR Codes: 11 MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES > 1102 Cardiovascular Medicine and Haematology > 110203 Respiratory Diseases @ 40%
11 MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES > 1117 Public Health and Health Services > 111717 Primary Health Care @ 40%
SEO Codes: 92 HEALTH > 9202 Health and Support Services > 920203 Diagnostic Methods @ 70%
92 HEALTH > 9201 Clinical Health (Organs, Diseases and Abnormal Conditions) > 920115 Respiratory System and Diseases (incl. Asthma) @ 30%
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