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A Guide To Stethoscopes: 8 Common Scopes in Review

Preamble These are common questions often asked by budding medical students when tasked with buying their first stethoscope – Which stethoscope should I buy? Are they all the same? Do I really need one? This article will attempt to quantify and qualify a group of common stethoscopes used. Do I need a stethoscope? Auscultation is …