Stethoscopes are medical diagnostic devices, designed to listen to the heart, lungs, intestines, and blood flow. In this way, stethoscopes are an essential diagnostic instrument for the monitoring and diagnosis of important information about the patient's health. The stethoscope consists of the bell, the diaphragm, the non-chill ring, the tube, and the ear tips.
The first stethoscope was invented by Rene Laennec at the beginning of the 19th century. Laennec was a French doctor who invented the instrument while treating patients with tuberculosis. Twenty-five years later, George P. Camman of New York created the first stethoscope which was used for more than 100 years with minimal modifications.
The primary benefit of using the stethoscope is that it allows the doctor to hear the sounds of the body. This provides critical information about a patient's health and can often be used to diagnose a wide variety of conditions. The uses of the stethoscope are varied. In particular, a stethoscope is used to measure blood pressure, evaluate lung sounds and heartbeats, listen to the bowel, detect abnormal sounds in the arteries, and measure the size of the liver.
In medi-shop.gr, you can find a wide range of stethoscopes from the world's leading manufacturers, such as Littmann, Riester & HEINE, and all their accessories or spare parts. Stethoscopes are suitable for cardiologists, pathologists, pediatricians, nurses, medical students, etc.