Automated lung sound analysis in patients with pneumonia.

  title={Automated lung sound analysis in patients with pneumonia.},
  author={Raymond L. H. Murphy and Andrey Vyshedskiy and Verna-Ann Power-Charnitsky and Dhirendra S. Bana and Patricia M Marinelli and Anna Wong-Tse and Rozanne Paciej},
  journal={Respiratory care},
  volume={49 12},
OBJECTIVE To determine whether objectively detected lung sounds were significantly different in patients with pneumonia than those in asymptomatic subjects, and to quantify the pneumonia findings for teaching purposes. METHODS At a community teaching hospital we used a multi-channel lung sound analyzer to examine a learning sample of 50 patients diagnosed with pneumonia and 50 control subjects. Automated quantification and characterization of the lung sounds commonly recognized to be… 

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