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Review: Top 4 of the Best Pediatric Stethoscopes

Review: Top 4 of the Best Pediatric Stethoscopes

The Best Pediatric Stethoscopes 2018 1. 3M Littmann Classic II Pediatric Stethoscope The is our top choice pediatric stethoscope, and most highly rated by users. It is expertly designed for use with small children, but due to it’s quality it is also on the higher price end. This has become the go-to stethoscope for most paediatricians and healthcare professionals in paediatrics. It is one of the few paediatric stethoscopes that is also sufficient for infant use. The reviewers found it...
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Rose gold and New Colors: The Trendiest Stethoscopes for 2018

Rose gold and New Colors: The Trendiest Stethoscopes for 2018

Just because a stethoscope is a powerful and professional tool, doesn’t mean it can’t also be beautiful. Luckily Littmann, MDF, and other stethoscope brands understand that and have given us these beauties… If you previously thought stethoscopes are a serious tool that should be worn plain and bland for gravitas, think again. Whether you’re a nurse, nursing student, female doctor with style, male doctor with style, EMT, paramedic, or medical student – you deserve a nice stethoscope. We can think...
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8 THINGS TO BUY BEFORE STARTING MEDICAL SCHOOL

8 THINGS TO BUY BEFORE STARTING MEDICAL SCHOOL

Your dream of becoming a doctor is coming true. You’ve received the admittance offer for medical school – Congratulations! Things are just beginning. Now comes a very steep climb on the path to be a doctor. As soon as you start medical school, from day 1, it’ll be GO GO GO, so start preparing for medical school early. We asked a bunch of doctors and medical students what they would buy in preparation for starting medical school, and made a...
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The Best Otoscope Guide: Doctors’ Review

The Best Otoscope Guide: Doctors’ Review

The Best Otoscope Guide: Doctors’ Review Have you ever bought something that you thought was a bargain only to be let-down immediately once you’ve used the product? This is a costly mistake you want to avoid when choosing otoscopes. The market is unfortunately flooded with exceptionally poor quality otoscopes that are unsuitable for most ear examinations. What differentiates a good and bad otoscope? How much does or should an otoscope cost? In this guide we present the top otoscopes that...
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10 Types of Stethoscopes: What’s the difference?

10 Types of Stethoscopes: What’s the difference?

  The stethoscope is an icon of the medical practice, but are they all the same? And if not, whats the difference? Whether you’re a student and brand new to the medical field, or a seasoned practitioner, your practice is largely dependent on the quality of  the equipment you use. A stethoscope isn’t just any piece of equipment. It’s one that will stay with you through your entire medical career, and is your first port of call to approaching almost...
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Best Electronic Stethoscopes 2018">electronic stethoscopesBest Electronic Stethoscopes 2018

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The best electronic stethoscope gives a major advantage in auscultation over even the best traditional stethoscope. With sound ampifications of up to 20 times while maintaining impressive sound quality, it makes the most difficult auscultations easy. Some confuse electronic stethoscopes with an amplifying stethoscope, although these are not synonymous. We’ll explain more below. The newest electronic stethoscopes on the scene come with impressive algorithms that can identify and differentiate sounds. It’s able to recognise bodily sounds and discern this from...
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Guide to Electronic Stethoscopes

With new electronic and amplifying stethoscopes coming out on the market almost daily, it can be confusing to keep up. What is an electronic stethoscope? What is an amplifying stethoscope? Are they the same thing? Which one is the best? (View our top ranked Electronic stethoscopes here.) Over the years, technology has brought us huge advancements in healthcare, illness preventtion, and diagnostic detection of health problems. However, one of the most important tools we use to monitor health on a...
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Pediatric Stethoscope: The Comprehensive Guide

Having the correct medical equipment for working with your patients is crucial for you in delivering good medical care. The stethoscope is a simple, yet enduring, basic medical device essential for the diagnosis of many diseases and conditions. The pediatric stethoscope is a simply an adapted stethoscope designed to give you the best acoustics when caring for infants and young children. While stethoscopes are pretty simple, all stethoscopes are not equal in durability, sensitivity, size, or function. Knowing how to...
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Where to Listen for Lung Sounds: The Complete Guide to Respiratory Auscultation Examination

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A respiratory assessment is an integral part of any head-to-toe physical exam. A proper respiratory examination and assessment involves both skill and practice. The following outlines the steps you should use in performing a respiratory assessment as well as how to identify potential abnormal signs and symptoms suggestive of pathology. But before we start – have you got a stethoscope? If not, check out our guides on how to choose the best stethoscope for every field of healthcare. STEP 1: ...
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How to Use a Stethoscope: The Ultimate Guide

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Okay, you’re new to the healthcare field and will need to get comfortable with using a stethoscope very quickly! You’ll learn most of it on the job and throughout your training, but it’s best not to start from Zero… This guide will go through everything from what a stethoscope even is, it’s parts, and how to use one. Let’s get to it! The Importance of Knowing How to Use Your Stethoscope Although it may sound silly at face value, you...
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