Stethoscope

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A stethoscope is an instrument that is used to listen to sounds in the body. It has earpieces that are connected to a listening bell by flexible tubing.

Last Updated: December 15, 2009

Author: Robin Parks, MS

Medical Review: E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine & Stephen Fort, MD, MRCP, FRCPC - Interventional Cardiology

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