Stethoscope: Littmann cardiology III vs. Littmann master cardiology - page 3
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Hello, I am a CCU nurse looking to buy a new stethoscope. I currently use the Littmann S.E II that I have purchased in nursing school. I am looking to purchase either the Littmann cardiology III or the master cardiology. I... Read More
- 0Jan 23, '08 by nursemikeI have a Cardiology III is just bought to replace a Classic II SE that I must have misplaced (it was getting pretty beaten up, anyway.) My unit gets a few peds admits, although they tend to be bigger kids and an adult scope has usually worked okay.
I also have an Ultrascope. I don't love it. As advertised, I can hear breath sounds through seven layers--well, three, but I tried it out through my leather jacket and a sweater, and it does okay through sheets, gowns, and even a blanket. Impressive, but the acrylic head is like carrying a doorknob around, and I can hear my own breath on the tubing if I'm not real careful.
I've borrowed the Master Cardiology and it is really nice. So is the Cardio III.
- 0May 17, '11 by CarlyburrQuote from lowlowThe master cardiology is the way to go It is the best that i have ever had. It also comes with a pediatric attachment which is kinda neat.
Check out the reviews of it on amazon, that's why I chose it.
3M Littmann Master Cardiology Stethoscope
I think you have to buy the pediatric attachment separately, mine didn't come with it. It is a great stethoscope though and I also recommend it. A bit pricey but worth the money if you want one that is going to last.