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Why was the stethoscope invented?


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2016-06-24 12:58:16
2016-06-24 12:58:16

So that health worker team didn't need to put their ears on the chest of people who might be contagious or even worse, sensitive. The stethoscope turned out to be even better at picking up sounds than putting an ear directly on a chest.

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