In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- He didn't need a stethoscope to hear my heart clamoring against my ribcage.
- I knelt down by Phyllis, took out my stethoscope to establish my medical credentials, and listened knowingly to her chest.
- A stethoscope and blood pressure cuff served as the primary monitoring tools.
- Every few inches he would tap lightly and then listen with the stethoscope.
- They have no ears to listen through the stethoscope, and no hands to hold the knife.
- One of the main injuries from a blast is air in the lungs which you have to listen to using a stethoscope.
- Pressing his stethoscope to her chest the father concludes that the girl has a heart defect and proceeds to wall her off from the external world.
- Tools such as stethoscopes should be cleaned regularly with a paper towel, soap and water, or an alcohol wipe.
- Your doctor will also listen to the baby's chest with a stethoscope.
- How can I joke with the parents of the boy playing with my stethoscope that maybe he'll be a doctor, when he won't receive a decent education?
- In 1816, the forerunner of the modern stethoscope came to be discovered in France.
- That doesn't mean it's serious, but a doctor definitely should put a stethoscope to the chest of any child with a persistent cough.
- Just give me a stethoscope and show me the way to the nearest ward!
- Signs of pulmonary congestion may also be heard though a stethoscope.
- For example, the doctor may listen to the patient's chest with a stethoscope, to determine how well the airways are working.
- Usually a heart murmur is detected by a doctor who's listening to the heart with a stethoscope during a routine exam.
- Make sure the earpieces are turned slightly forward on your stethoscope so that the earpieces fit securely in your ears.
- The diagnosis of aortic regurgitation can be made using a stethoscope.
- They commented about my stethoscope and treated me with a respect and position I have not yet earned.
- I straightened up and pulled the stethoscope from my neck.
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