Where to buy a good stethoscope? - page 2

I want to purchase a good stethoscope. I know I have had mild hearing loss. I wouldn't even know I had any loss if I hadn't had a hearing test after a series of ear infections. It's nothing... Read More

  1. by   TeresaRN2b
    Thanks everyone! I will hopefully be purchasing one next paycheck.

  2. by   Gardengal
    I am a believer of Littman as well. I have several. I like the Master cardiology fro hearing heart sounds and for just general use i have my old Master Classic. I recently purchased though the electronic Littman stethescope. Many have decided I'm nuts to spend $400 for a stethoscope, but I love it. When I think I hear something but am not real sure I go get this one out. It will record what I'm hearing and I can take it to someone else and let them hear what I heard. My plan is to use it for heart sound teaching.
    The other reason I got this stethoscope though is because I get chronic sinusitus and i can't hear wellwhen my head is all stuffed up. I was in that situation last week and used this new stethoscope and increased the volume and felt like I could hear everything. Wow! Incredible.
    But the other Littmans are great to as long as you go for a dual lumen for better hearing and not just the single lumen if you're having hearing problems.
  3. by   emily_mom
    Any trophy shop can engrave a steth for you, and it's cheap insurance. Any expensive steths tend to grow legs and walk away...with no forwarding address.