stethoscopes - page 2

I seem to be having a hard time hearing with back ground noise and I was wondering if you with experience can recommend a stethoscope that amplifies well. Getting a tad frustrated. Can hear... Read More

  1. by   Marie_LPN, RN
    The Littmann Lighttweight II SE i hear very well on, and hear just as well on it as i did on the master cardiology style, and i didn't pay a crapload for it.

    If you're a student, i recommend using a cheapo, since nice stethoscopes tendsto grow legs and walk even more in school.

    If i had the money, i'd spend the $400 on an electronic stethoscope (Phillips, or Littmann), since i am 50% deaf in my left ear, and i reply heavily on my right one for listening to all sound pitches.