Is the Littmann 3200 discontinued?
3200 is being discontinued by Littmann. Price according to availablity. The Littmann Core Digital connects to Eko software to visualize heart sound waveforms. Up to 40X Amplification and Noise Cancellation features.
How often should I replace my Littmann stethoscope?
every two years
Most manufacturers suggest replacing your stethoscope every two years. With proper care, however, you can prolong the life of your stethoscope beyond this time period, but you will need to be careful with it.
How do you change a Littmann diaphragm?
To remove the Littmann tunable diaphragm, pinch the rim of the diaphragm with your thumb and index fingernails; pull and lift the diaphragm from the chestpiece. To assemble the nonchill bell sleeve, place one side of the sleeve on the edge of the chestpiece and stretch it over and around the chestpiece edge.
Can I replace my Littmann tubing?
No worries. We offer affordable Littmann stethoscope repairs that include replacing the tubing, eartubes, diaphragm, rim, nonchill sleeves and eartips.
Do I need a case for my stethoscope?
A stethoscope is best stored in a protective case of some kind, not just thrown half-hazard into a bag when not in use. The best stethoscope cases are those that can prevent the most amount of damage, both from the surrounding environment and from other supplies that are carried around with it.
How do you take the Littmann stethoscope cap off?
To remove, pull firmly on the eartip. On Littmann stethoscopes with traditional combination chestpieces, it is necessary to open the side of the chestpiece being used. This is accomplished by holding the chestpiece stem in one hand and rotating the chestpiece with the other hand until a click is felt.
What is the diaphragm of a stethoscope used for?
A stethoscope usually consists of a bell, a diaphragm, a tube, and earpieces. Either the stethoscope bell or the stethoscope diaphragm is used for capturing the appearance and disappearance of Korotkoff sounds during cuff deflation.
How long should a stethoscope last?
Most manufacturers will recommend replacing your entire stethoscope every two years but do you know what the key indicators are that tell you when your stethoscope needs changing?
How do I stop my stethoscope from cracking?
You can prevent cracks on your stethoscope by reducing exposure to your skin, which contains oils that could damage the tubing. If you cannot keep the stethoscope away from your neck, you should ensure that it is placed over a barrier such as a collar that prevents potential damage to the device.
Do Littmann stethoscopes come with a case?
For the same reason that Littmann doesn’t ship the stethoscopes loose in an empty box. The chestpiece and headset of the stethoscope are metal. The tubing is rubber. As you can imagine, the constant friction of one against the other will cause damage over time.
How can I protect my stethoscope?
Do not immerse your stethoscope in any liquid, or subject it to any sterilization process. Keep your stethoscope away from extreme heat, cold, solvents and oils. Tunable diaphragms can be removed from the chestpiece and their surfaces wiped with alcohol or soapy water. Dry all parts thoroughly before reassembly.
What is the new 3m Littmann Stethoscope?
Introducing the 3M™ Littmann® Cardiology IV™ Stethoscope. The 3M™ Littmann® Cardiology IV™ Stethoscope is the next generation of one of the most recognized stethoscopes in the profession, offering improved acoustic performance with better audibility of high-frequency sounds (adult side, firm pressure).
What parts do I need for my Littmann Stethoscope?
All the stuff you might need. From snap-on eartips and ID tags, to replacement binaurals and tunable diaphragms, this is where you’ll find accessories and DIY replacement parts for your Littmann stethoscope. 3M™ Littmann® Stethoscope Spare Parts
What kind of parts does 3M Littmann make?
3M™ Littmann® Stethoscope Spare Parts 3M™ Littmann® Snap Tight Firm Eartips, Gray, 10 3M™ Littmann® Diaphragm for Littmann® 3M™ Littmann® DOUBLE STICK DISCS 2181, 102
Which 3M™ stethoscope should I buy?
Choose the 3M™ Littmann® Stethoscope that’s perfect for you. Select each hotspot to learn more. Select each hotspot to learn more. Performance level 6: Ideal for taking blood pressure readings and making limited patient assessments. Performance level 6: Ideal for taking blood pressure readings and making limited patient assessments.