7 Fun Facts About Stethoscopes

Every person working in the medical field is well aware of what a stethoscope is and it is used for. But the question is, how much do medical professionals really know about the stethoscope? Most likely, any medical professional knows that there are different kinds of units as well as the feature of each unit. … Read more

The Single Tunable Stethoscope vs. The Double Sided Stethoscope

Tons of stethoscope manufacturers would claim that they have the best device in the world. There are a variety of stethoscope models out in the market today, yet the spotlight and the hot seat is now on the rivalry between the double sided stethoscope and the single tunable stethoscope. Littmann is the premier stethoscope manufacturer … Read more

Littmann Stethoscope Earpieces and Eartips Review

The connection between the stethoscope and your ears is one of the most important connections on a stethoscope. Not all stethoscopes come with a comfortable set of earpieces or a set which correctly fits your ear canal. An excellent stethoscope can be ruined with a poor connection between the stethoscope and your ears. I have … Read more

Littmann Stethoscope Name Tag / ID Tag Review

If you haven’t already figured it out, there are many lookalike stethoscopes out there in the workplace. It doesn’t have to be malicious intent that causes your stethoscope to walk away. Sometimes it is simply someone with a similar looking stethoscope to you that mistakes yours for their own. This can be easily remedied by … Read more

ADC Stethoscope Hip Clip Holder Holster Review

If you are anything like me 12 hours with a stethoscope around your neck can be a little much. Despite how light most stethoscopes are there is no avoiding the feeling of having something weighing down on your neck. Additionally, the amount of skin oils and sweat that accumulate on the tubing can become a … Read more

Littmann Stethoscope Spare Parts Kit Review

Littmann stethoscopes are some of the highest quality stethoscopes on the market. The attention to detail and craftsmanship in their manufacturing is apparent when you pick one up. 3M/Littmann does an admirable job of backing their workmanship with strong warranty terms for each of their models. That said, if you are a heavy user of … Read more


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

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


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