In every medical setting or emergency room having a Nurses with a pediatric stethoscope is Important. It can be the difference before life and death for the infant. Now you might already a nice adult stethoscope but it’s really convenient to have a pediatric one as well. Who knows when that infant will be rushed on your floor. Then you’ll have to run around looking for the proper tools for your assessment by that time the infant’s condition can become worse..
The body arrangement of an Adult is a lot different than that of a 5 year (or younger) old child. With this in mind it’s crucial that the medical professionals use the correct sized scope on the child. One that worked on Mr. Jones in room 44 won’t work on your 2 year old admission.
Top companies have started creating stethoscopes for pediatric needs one of them is Littmann. They have specialized patent technology in there scopes. They are designed to be light, accurate and clear (sound wise) whether you’re listening to the respiratory, cardiac or circulatory system there is a level of clarity that Littmann refuses to ignore.
The Littmann Classic II Pediatric Stethoscopes
This pediatric stethoscope Has a one-inch bell for an easier chest wall seal on the child. The bell on the stethoscope is made of stainless steel and the chest pieces are sized for pediatric auscultations Doctors, Nurse’s and Pediatricians all brag about how well these chest pieces fit their patients and this makes a huge difference when it comes to diagnosing problems. The last thing you want to do is diagnose your patient incorrectly simply because there was something you couldn’t hear right!?.
When you purchase this model you know you are buying An excellent Tool That is both reliable and durable.
Features pediatricians love
Snap-on rim that will not rust out or corrode
Rims don’t come off
Soft sealing tips