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What is the difference between Crackles/ Rales and Wheezes/Rhonchi?
Answer:
Crackles/Rales are discontinous, intermittent, non musical and brief.

Wheezes/Rhonchi are continuous, musical, prolongedthroughout resp. cycle.
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Question: What is the difference between Crackles/ Rales and Wheezes/Rhonchi?
Answer: Crackles/Rales are discontinous, intermittent, non musical and brief.Wheezes/Rhonchi are continuous, musical, prolongedthroughout resp. cycle.