Will this be the year the stethoscope enters a museum, never to leave?

by Rashmee

Posted on January 26, 2016


Two-hundred years after René Laennec invented the stethoscope, the doctor’s acoustic tool of diagnosis may be destined for the museum. Apparently, there is nothing the stethoscope does and no intelligence (or sound) it provides that other machines don’t do better. Everything a doctor hears through the stethoscope – from the heart, lungs, bowels and so … Continue reading “Will this be the year the stethoscope enters a museum, never to leave?”

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Rashmee has lived and worked in several countries in the past decade, including Afghanistan, India, Haiti, Tunisia, the UAE, US and UK