What is the use of a stethoscope?


Stethoscope is a common diagnosis and treatment tool in Western medicine. In sight, touch, buckle and listening, listening is often achieved by stethoscope. The stethoscope is mainly used to hear sounds on the surface of the body, such as wet and dry rales in the lungs. It is an important step in determining whether the lungs are inflamed or have cramps or asthma. Heart sounds can be judged whether the heart has a murmur, as well as arrhythmia, tachycardia and so on, through the heart sounds can judge a lot of general conditions about heart disease.

Abdominal listening is mainly to listen to intestinal sound, judge whether there is intestinal obstruction, and whether there is a serious enteritis diagnosis, all play a very good auxiliary role. A stethoscope is occasionally used for vascular murmurs in the neck, which can also occasionally be heard. In pregnant women, you can use a stethoscope to listen to fetal sound, when the child can use a medium stethoscope to listen to the child's heart murmur, as well as abdominal air and water sound and so on.

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