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dfij

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Which stethoscope should i use?
« on: September 17, 2012, 08:46:53 AM »
Which stethoscope should i use micro tone,littmann,or any other??What are the criteria for a good stethoscope??

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Re: Which stethoscope should i use?
« Reply #1 on: September 18, 2012, 07:50:12 AM »
*for high frequency sounds-smooth , thin and stiff diaphragm.
*for low frequency sounds-shallow bell with a large diameter.
*double tubing with a metal clip which binds the tube together.
*ear piece should be large possibly and soft made up of rubbery material.
*length & internal circumferential diameter of connecting tubes should not cross 12 inches and 4-6 mm resp.