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This program is VA Assistance eligible and includes all course materials, including text book and work book, stethoscope, one clinical shirt and an American Heart Association Healthcare Provide CPR course.
For most patients, though, most relevant part is what might be influencing the person on the other side of the stethoscope.
One type of mobile device that is likely to appear first in the Far East and be widely adopted there is the digital stethoscope.
Wrap the cuff around the lower calf muscle; partially inflate the cuff; use a stethoscope to listen for a pulse; pump more pressure into the cuff until the pulse sound disappears; gradually reduce cuff pressure until a sound reappears.
Then Northam, a pediatrician, pulled out his stethoscope and ducked into a trailer to see a patient.
Over the past two centuries, progressively longer tubing has been incorporated into stethoscopes, resulting in even greater distancing, both literal and metaphorical.
Steady progress toward therapeutic innovation is positioned squarely alongside a veneration of tradition—the ceremonial white coat, the totemic stethoscope, the solemn and temperate Hippocratic oath.
People turned to using belts, clothing and stethoscopes as tourniquets.
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Origin and Etymology of stethoscope
First Known Use: 1820See Words from the same year
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medical Definition of stethoscope
stethoscopic\ˌsteth-ə-ˈskäp-ik also ˌstet͟h-\ adjective
stethoscopicallyplay \-i-k(ə-)lē\ adverb
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