stethoscope for bte hearing aids - page 2

My son and I are starting nursing school together this fall. We have been looking for stethoscopes that he can successfully use with his bte hearing aides. The one that he is looking at is the... Read More

  1. Visit  Heathered} profile page
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    Dear AudDDoc,

    I am so glad to see this discussion! I would love your input as to the best type of stethoscope to use with my hearing aids. I graduated from an entry level masters nursing program in December 2012 and was just offered my first dream job in a NICU new grad program beginning in June! I have had Phonak ITE hearing aids since 2010 and have used earpieces with limited success. I really need to find a good stethoscope that is not too cumbersome or obvious that will work with my hearing aids. I have been researching different types and brands, but am not sure what will actually work well. Thanks!!
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  3. Visit  theatredork} profile page
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    I'm so glad this thread discussion exists. It's old, but I found it helpful. It looks like the E-scope is the best option out there right now. I use Phonak hearing aids and have an iCom device as well. My plan is to use the audio jack input with the stethoscope.

    I only wish that there was a purely bluetooth stethoscope that could pair with the iCom device. It would be great if it was compact and without the tubing, but simply the bell of the scope plus the harware biult around it.
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  4. Visit  cyntrim} profile page
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    we are waiting for the freedomscope to come into production. Wireless Stethoscope Bluetooth - Freedomscope, Freedom Scope . It says that it should come into production mid 2014 but it said the same thing for 2013 and was changed.... big bummer
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    Quote from cyntrim
    we are waiting for the freedomscope to come into production. Wireless Stethoscope Bluetooth - Freedomscope, Freedom Scope . It says that it should come into production mid 2014 but it said the same thing for 2013 and was changed.... big bummer
    The website isn't that helpful. Still says the Freedomscope will enter production in mid-2014. I wonder if this is like the continuous glucose-monitoring insulin pumps, a piece of technology that it's best to wait to buy until the kinks are straightened out.

    Thanks for this thread. I'll be starting nursing school in the fall with moderate hearing loss in both ears. Before I found this, I was terrified that I would not be able to succeed. Much more hopeful now!
  6. Visit  quixotic.dy} profile page
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    I'm in a similar position. I have bilateral BTE HA and start nursing school in January. I'd love to know of anything anyone can add. My audiologist is working on it. The disabilities office thinks they will buy a shared stethoscope that I can checkout. Yuck. I fear that I'm just going to end up with a regular stethoscope and headaches every night from it jamming my HA into my ear drums.
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