What is a Sprague Rappaport stethoscope?

Answer The Sprague Rappaport is a two-sided stethoscope with interchangeable chest pieces that allow the stethoscope to be used on patients of all ages and sizes. The stethoscope has 22-inch tubing to blo... 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.

What stethoscope is right for me?

On One Hand: Single-lumen Stethoscopes Offer EconomyThe single-lumen stethoscope offers a reasonably priced option for student nurses, home caregivers and daily patient monitoring. It is easy to st... Read More »

DIY Stethoscope?

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 »

Who made the first stethoscope?

Rene Laennec, a doctor in France, developed the first stethoscope in 1816. He made it out of a rolled-up piece of paper. He developed the first stethoscope so that he could have a simpler way to li... Read More »