What stethoscope is right for me?

Answer 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 »

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What is a Sprague Rappaport stethoscope?

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 »

What is a dual head stethoscope?

A dual head stethoscope, considered the most popular stethoscope, allows for the simultaneous reduction or increase in strength of particular physiological sounds. Comprised of two sound gathering ... Read More »

What is a high frequency stethoscope?

Modern stethoscopes include two listening devices, a bell side for emphasizing low-frequency sounds, and a diaphragm side for emphasizing high-frequency sounds. There are also tunable stethoscopes ... Read More »

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.