Littmann

Website: http://www.3m.com/3M/en_US/littmann-stethoscopes-us/ In the 1960s Dr. David Littmann M.D.created what has become one of the most iconic models of stethoscope. His creation named the Littmann Cardiology became the gold standard for the modern stethoscope. Littmann and a partner formed Cardiosonics Inc to sell and market his product. The company was soon purchased by 3M which continues … Read more

ADC- American Diagnostic Corporation

ADC- American Diagnostic Corporation

Website: adctoday.com ADC- American Diagnostic Corporation was founded in 1984. Based here in the United States, it originally started as a small EMS supply company, but rapidly grew over the last 30 years to become a major medical equipment company. They launched their first stethoscope in 1994, and as of 2012 had launched their latest stethoscope … Read more

MDF

MDF

Website: www.mdfinstruments.com/ MDF likes to describe themselves as a boutique manufacturer of stethoscopes. When you look at their website and ads they do give off that vibe of being a chique design company. MDF Instruments has existed since 1971, and has continued to base their company in the United States, despite doing extensive international business. MDF … Read more

Littmann Classic II S.E. Review

The Littmann Classic II S.E. is one of the steps that I took along the way to a cardiology stethoscope. This model is one of the stethoscopes that got me through the middle half of my nursing education, and showed me what you can do when you don’t have two rubber tubes rubbing together every … Read more

Littmann Master Classic II Review

Littmann Master Classic II Review

The Littmann Master Classic II is a stethoscope that can’t decide what it wants to be. Is it a traditional stethoscope attempting to masquerade as contemporary cardiology stethoscope, or is it an attempt at making a budget cardiology stethoscope? I can’t tell. It’s hard to tell where this stethoscope falls in Littmann’s vision for its … Read more