Trying to find out how to use a stethoscope? Or learn more about the parts of a stethoscope? It would be nice to have stethoscope guides, wouldn’t it?
Alot of the info on the web is short on being comprehensive. It’s frustrating, isn’t it?
Here’s the deal…
We’ve researched, analyzed, researched some more, and worked days on putting together some great guides for you.
We also have some great articles that are specific to the relevant use.
It doesn’t end there, we’re also working on some great reviews of individual stethoscopes.
But here’s what you’re looking for…
How to Keep Your Stethoscope Clean
Keeping your stethoscope clean and in top shape is a must. Not only will patients not appreciate a dirty, germ covered scope, your coworkers will definitely let you hear about it!
The Proper Way to Wear a Stethoscope
So exactly what is the right way to insert the earpieces? We didn’t know at first and we learned the hard way…. not hearing much!
What Makes a Stethoscope Work
Curious on how a stethoscope works? We were too the first time we got to hear lung sounds. Kinda crazy hearing inside someone else’s body!
The Definition of a Stethoscope
Okay, so what is a stethoscope by the way? A green student, huh? Or just someone who wants to learn what it is.
How to Properly Use a Stethoscope
Were you ever trained on how to use one? Or explained how to even wear it properly?
Don’t worry, most haven’t.
Where to Listen for Lung Sounds
So you’re just starting out and need to know the proper locations for listening to the lungs. And what are you exactly listening for anyways.
Be assured, this goes into all that in insane detail.
The Parts of a Stethoscope
Really? Who doesn’t know the parts? Don’t worry, we didn’t know them when we started in the medical field either, so you’re not alone!
Here’s the deal:
- Most know the ear tips, but do you know how to maintain the ear tips? Yes, maintenance is required.
- What about the bell? Or what the bell is used for? Yes, the bell is used for specific sound frequency.
- Did you know there are different types of tubes and change the sound quality? Yes, it’s true!
Don’t believe us? Come check it out here.
Wondering who invented the stethoscope? Or how it’s changed over the years?
We had the same questions.
The crazy thing is…
We answered our own questions with a ton of research!
Currently it is being assembled, sorry for the delay. Yea, it’s disappointing.
Types of Stethoscopes
There’s a ton of stethoscopes out there, but they’re not all the same. Each type is made for a specific purpose.
What are the four main crucial vital signs.
Do you know how to take them?
Which one requires a good stethoscope?
Curious to know proper respiratory care assessment?
We wrote this article with you in mind.
But here’s the kicker…
We’ve include a very simple mnemonic to help you remember it.
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