Stethoscopes

Browse through a big selection of stethoscopes. Stethoscopes are used to enhance body sounds. It consists of a diaphragm,hollow tubing, and earpieces. The diaphragm is placed on the body and vibrates when sound occurs transmitting the sound through the hollow tube and into the ear pieces. The chest-piece of the stethoscope is one of the most important parts of the stethoscope. Stethoscopes have different heads for different needs. Each chest piece has their own qualities that can help enhance the sound quality. Usually single-head and dual-head are the most commonly used.

Single-head stethoscopes have a one sided chest-piece with an adjustable diaphragm. This type allows you to tune into a range of frequencies.

Dual-head stethoscopes have either a 2 side diaphragm or a diaphragm and a bell. A dual-head with a large and small diaphragm can be a choice for listening to large organs as well as small specific areas of the body. The large diaphragm could be used to listen to organs like the lungs or heart and the small diaphragm could be used to listen to a specific region to help examine closer. Stethoscopes with a bell are designed to listen to low sounds that are difficult for diaphragms to properly pick up. Shop for stethoscope parts here as well such as diaphragms, ear tips, and tubing!

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