DIY Stethoscope?

Answer A stethoscope is commonly used to listen to heartbeats by passing the vibration of the beating heart through the diaphragm of the stethoscope--the thin, plastic disc--and into the tube to the ears.... Read More »

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How to Use a Stethoscope?

While it is not difficult to use a stethoscope, it takes a fair amount of skill and study to use a stethoscope to its fullest potential.

Stethoscope Ideas?

Medical professionals who work around children and infants often like to have interesting or fun items on hand to cheer up or interest a sick child. Since most doctors, nurses and medical assistant... Read More »

How to Use a Mechanic's Stethoscope?

A mechanic's stethoscope works the same way as a doctor's stethoscope. It's designed to pinpoint problems in the engine when you cannot visually pinpoint the location of a noise. These stethoscopes... Read More »

How to Replace Stethoscope Tubing?

In 1816, a French doctor, Rene Theophile-Hyacinthe Laennec, discovered a way to improve the diagnosis of cardiovascular disease. He created the Sphygmomanometer which is more commonly referred to a... Read More »