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Hearing Aids and Stethoscopes

  1. 0 In 2009 my health insurance will start coverage for hearing aids. I need one because of hearing damage in the Navy.

    For those wearing a hearing aid what works best with a stethoscope?


    Thanks,


    Bo
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  2. 4 Comments

  3. Visit  SuesquatchRN profile page
    #1 0
    Bo, you take them out and carefully put them into your pocket.

    I'm okay with a regular GOOD steth. If your loss is more profound invest in an electronically amplified one.
  4. Visit  Bo Shoi Ming profile page
    #2 0
    I'm pretty sure there are some that fit behind the ear with nothing in the ear canal.

    Bo
  5. Visit  ParkerBC,MSN,RN profile page
    #3 0
    I have the Littmann 3000 electronic stethoscope. All I can say about it is, “WOW!” I have tried several different ones including Littmann’s Cardiology III model and still had problems hearing sounds. I paid about 300.00 for it, but it has been the best investment I have made thus far.
  6. Visit  Bo Shoi Ming profile page
    #4 0
    Thanks for the info.

    Bo

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