A Patient's Thyroid Is Enlarged,and the Nurse Is Preparing to Auscultate

Question 23
Multiple Choice

A patient's thyroid is enlarged,and the nurse is preparing to auscultate the thyroid for the presence of a bruit.A bruit is a __________ of the stethoscope. A) low gurgling sound best heard with the diaphragm B) loud, whooshing, blowing sound best heard with the bell C) soft, whooshing, pulsatile sound best heard with the bell D) high-pitched tinkling sound best heard with the diaphragm