3M Littmann Cardiology IV Stethoscope Caribbean Blue Tube with Champagne/Smoke Finish (6190)
Champagne-Finish Chestpiece with Smoke Headset
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Get Much More from Your Stethoscope with the 3M Littmann Cardiology IV!
Specialist stethoscopes are not only favoured by medical specialists, they are also used by general practitioners and nurses; this is no surprise, because many specialist stethoscopes provide medical professionals with outstanding acoustics.
One of the specialist stethoscopes that will contribute to the daily practice of clinicians is the 3M Littmann Cardiology IV. Want to learn more about this stethoscope and the benefits you can expect to obtain? Learn more about the 3M Littmann Cardiology IV by reading the information below.
Is the 3M Littmann Cardiology IV a Durable Stethoscope?
Durability is certainly a major factor when you try to decide on a new stethoscope. Fortunately, the 3M Littmann Cardiology IV has many durability features; this goes from the chestpiece to the tubing material.
The tubing material of the 3M Littmann Cardiology IV is made from a compound called next-generation tubing. Next-generation tubing stands out considerably from other tubing materials, since next-generation tubing is free from latex and phthalate plasticisers. The compound makes the stethoscope suitable for people with certain sensitivities, but also contributes to its overall durability.
Next-generation tubing is more resistant to skin oils and alcohol compared to most tubing materials. Naturally, this has an influence on the overall lifespan of the 3M Littmann Cardiology IV Stethoscope.
The 3M Littmann Cardiology IV also has a durable chestpiece! The chestpiece is precision-engineered, ensuring maximum performance as well as the greatest durability.
Is the 3M Littmann Cardiology IV Most Suitable for Adult or Paediatric Patients?
Our 3M Littmann Cardiology IV is a stethoscope that is suitable for both adult and paediatric patients; this means you do not have to own two separate stethoscopes! The 3M Littmann Cardiology IV enables clinicians to examine both through its dual-chestpiece design.
The chestpiece of the 3M Littmann Cardiology IV has two sides. One side of the chestpiece is equipped with an adult diaphragm, while the other side has a paediatric diaphragm. This unique technology provides clinicians with the ability to examine both patient types, simply by turning their chestpiece.
Having a stethoscope that has a paediatric chestpiece in addition to an adult chestpiece will prove useful for patients where good contact with an adult chestpiece is not possible. So, many clinicians are preferring this type of model for their daily practice.
In addition to the paediatric and the adult diaphragm on the stethoscope’s chestpiece, the 3M Littmann Cardiology IV also houses an open bell. The open bell can be obtained by removing the paediatric diaphragm; this also means the open bell is protected against dust and debris by covering it with the paediatric diaphragm when it is not being used.
Can I Adjust the Headset of the 3M Littmann Cardiology IV Stethoscope?
Another common concern of clinicians in search of a new stethoscope is the overall comfort of their equipment. A stethoscope is used frequently, so it must respond well to the comfort needs of the clinician in question.
The 3M Littmann Cardiology IV Stethoscope has many features contributing to the overall comfort of the stethoscope while it is being used. One of these features is the headset of the stethoscope, which can be adjusted in size to meet the needs of the clinician.
To adjust the headset of the 3M Littmann Cardiology IV, the clinician can either pull or press the headset; this will increase or decrease the size of the headset. The headset also features an anatomical design, so each headset will fit the head of the clinician comfortably.
The headset of the 3M Littmann Cardiology IV Stethoscope is also equipped with so-called soft-seal ear tips. These ear tips have more than one function. Firstly, they align perfectly with the ears of the clinician, ensuring optimal comfort. However, the alignment of the ear tips also creates an acoustic seal, which reduces ambient noise and improves sound transmission during examinations.
Soft-seal ear tips can be removed and reapplied as required; this ensures clinicians can give their stethoscope a thorough clean when it is required. The ability to remove the ear tips comes with an additional advantage, since this enables clinicians to use ear tips with a size most suitable for their ears.
Can I Get the 3M Littmann Cardiology IV in Other Colours or Finishes?
To ensure each clinician can find a stethoscope to match their personal style and preferences, Mentone Educational ensures that all of our stethoscopes come in various designs and finishes. To get a full overview of all finishes and designs available, be sure to check out the catalogue today.
Need a demonstration of the 3M Littmann Cardiology IV before you purchase? Visit our showroom, where you can get familiar with all the medical equipment available in our store. Our team of experienced sales representatives will be more than happy to provide you with some assistance.
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