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Doctors Use PMPs for Stethoscopes

iPodNext time you see your doctor sporting an iPod at work, do not think that she/he is slacking off. Neil Skjodt, of the University of Alberta, claims that even the most modern of stethoscopes do not have the purity or clarity of sound of MP3 players. He also mentioned that they have the added feature of being able to store recordings for future reference. While PMPs will surely not replace stethoscopes, we suspect that the technology will contribute to the future of medical care in finding such complications as heart murmurs.

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Melody Ross Melody Ross 4/19/14 4:50 pm

It’s great to see that technology is catching up to bring better stethoscope accuracy through the use of digital tablets. That’s the way of the future and accuracy should be able to be improved a lot more tech advances.

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