Litmann Stethoscope Sale

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Litmann stethoscopes are usually on sale in a variety of places. Which Litmann stethoscope sale is next depends largely on the age of the model under review. Usually the models that are about to become obsolete due to the arrival of a newer model gets put on sale.

Amazon in general offers decent sales from time to time. As a result in the review of the most commonly sold stethoscope models here below, the links in there will take you to their respective Amazon pages.

Unfortunately I cannot say in realtime whether or not the stethoscopes reviewed are on sale. You’ll have to go check it out for yourself.

Other places than Amazon to look for a Litmann stethoscope sale

However Amazon is not the only marketplace that offers a Litmann stethoscope sale from time to time.

I have personally had really good experiences from stethoscope.com. Usually when you go to their main page they offer a whole list of featured items. Most of the times in this mix are a lot of Littmans.

Secondly Allheart offers good sales from time to time and prisewise they give competitive prices on their Litmann selection. I once asked for a batch offer from them and in that particular case they came out on top pricewise.

If you are looking for a discounted deal then other than Amazon those would be the two other sources I’d start looking. However as mentioned, the links below will take you to Amazon so to make it easy for you I listed some of the features Litmann stethoscopes have.

 

Littmann stethoscopes:

Headset tension is easily adjusted. Simply squeeze together or pull apart the eartubes. Snap-tight, soft-sealing eartips conform to individual ears for an excellent acoustic seal and comfortable fit. Eartips snap firmly onto the ends of the eartubes and, for safety, require a significant effort to remove.

Resilient next-generation tubing retains its shape and flexibility even after folding tightly into a pocket. It provides longer stethoscope life due to improved resistance to skin oils and alcohol. Secondly it is less likely to pick up stains. In addition  the next-generation tubing is not made with natural rubber latex. This is  a benefit to sensitive medical professionals and their patients. Lastly to play its part in the protection of human health and the environment, the next-generation tubing does not contain phthalate plasticizers.

3M Litmann Stethoscopes are used by millions of medical professionals around the world who are dedicated to achieving the best patient outcomes. Litmann stethoscopes offer superb acoustic performance, consistently high quality, and outstanding value. Wearing a Litman stethoscope is an expression of your commitment to medicine, and personal success.

 

Check the overview below to see if Amazon is doing a Litmann stethoscope sale.

Overview:

 

Classic III, Littmann, Stethoscope, stethoscope allergies Master Classic II, Littmann, Stethoscope, stethoscope allergies Cardiology III, Stethoscope, Littmann stethoscope, stethoscope allergies Littmann, Cardiology IV, Cardiology, Stethoscope, stethoscope allergies Master Cardiology, Cardiology, Littmann, Stethoscope, stethoscope allergies
Classic III Master Classic II Cardiology III Cardiology IV Master Cardiology
Acoustic Performance 8 9 9 9 10
Ideal For Diagnosis and Physical Assessment‎ Diagnosis and Physical Assessment‎ Cardiology/High Performance Cardiology/High Performance Cardiology/High Performance
Warranty 2 Years 3 Years 5 Years 7 Years 7 Years
Chestpiece Design/Material Double Sided/Machined Stainless Steel Single Sided/Plated and Polished Alloy Double Sided/Machined Stainless Steel Double Sided/Machined Stainless Steel Single Sided/Cast Stainless Steel
Available Color/Finishes 18 Colors/ 4 Finishes 9 Colors/ 2 Finishes 16 Colors/ 6 Finishes 7 Colors/ Stainless Steel Finish 7 Colors/ 3 Finishes
Diaphragm – tunable: hear different frequency sounds without turning over or repositioning Redesigned Single-piece Tunable Diaphragm on each side of the Chestpiece Tunable Diaphragm Two Tunable Diaphragms Redesigned Single-piece Tunable Diaphragm on each side of the Chestpiece Tunable Diaphragm
Tube Design Single Lumen Tubing Single Lumen Tubing Dual Lumen Tubing Dual Lumen Tubing Dual Lumen Tubing
Weight/Length 150 grams, 27″/69cm 160 grams, 27″/69cm 175, 180 grams Available in 22” / 56cm and 27” / 69cm 167, 177 grams Available in 22” / 56cm and 27” / 69cm 175, 185 grams Available in 22” / 56cm and 27” / 69cm
Made in the USA

Littmann Cardiology 3 Review

The Littmann Cardiology 3 is known to be the somewhat holy-grail of stethoscopes currently. Although the Cardiology 4 is out already this stethoscope is high regarded in the medical field.

The tunable diaphragm that 3M has patented is ideal for listening to low and high frequency sounds. More so the diaphragm has been designed to easily switch from adult to pediatric diaphragms.

 

Littmann Cardiology 3 stethoscope

Weight: 13.6 ounces | Length: 27″ | Warranty: 5 years

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Littmann Cardiology 3 features:

littmann cardiology 3, littmann cardiology 3 review, littmann stethoscope cardiology 3 review, littmann cardiology iii, littmann cardiology iii review, littmann stethoscope cardiology iii review, Littmann Stethoscope Cardiology 3 diaphragmYou might be put off by the price, but trust us, this stethoscope is worth your investment. Just make sure you maintain it properly throughout its lifetime and your set for life! Because let’s be honest, what is $200+ USD divided over a lifetime?

It has a solid stainless steel chest-piece, non-chill rims, adjustable double-lead binaural spring and patented soft sealing ear tips.

 

Acoustic features:

If you are a medical professional, specialized in Cardiology, you require this stethoscope. However if you are just starting out, I would rather go with a Classic model.

Very rarely it is necessary to have this level of acoustics when you are just starting out. However for cardiologists this stethoscope’s acoustics are out of this world. Combined with the tunable diaphragm make sure you provide excellent care!

Some Neurologists state that they use the pediatric diaphragm to listen for carotid and femoral bruits on adult patients.  Some will remove the pediatric diaphragm side and use it as a bell while other say it works fine with the diaphragm.

 

Tube length:

The tube length for this model Littmann cardiology 3 stethoscope is 27 inches. It’s not too long that it’ll snag everywhere you go. It’s not too short either, saving your back as you do auscultations.

Some users have reported the tubing cracking after 7+ years of use, however if you read this article you should be fine! Plus also 3M has an excellent service and repair program. If necessary you can get your stethoscope refurbished for $60 or less.

Weight:

It’s definitely not thlittmann cardiology 3, littmann cardiology 3 review, littmann stethoscope cardiology 3 review, littmann cardiology iii, littmann cardiology iii review, littmann stethoscope cardiology iii review, Littmann Stethoscope Cardiology iii sideviewe lightest stethoscope out there.  At 13.6 ounces you will feel it hanging around your neck as you wear it. However if you need to use it, you just have to grin and bear it.

There are heavier ones on the market that perform just as well, so in that respect the Littmann cardiology 3 is not a bad choice.

At the same time if you easily get a stiff neck or suffer from shoulder problems, there are lightweight stethoscopes out there that perform a little worse than this one. However if that means not needing a neck massage every time you get off work then maybe it’s worth it!

 

Warranty:

The Littmann Cardiology iii stethoscope has a 5 year warranty.  If you are outside of the United States, you may want to check with the Littmann Technical Assistance for your country. Most owners do not need to activate the warranty. Simple maintenance, prevention,  and cleaning is all that is needed to make your stethoscope last.

 

Ear tips:

This stethoscope comes with 3 sets of ear tips.  Most reviews talk of using the gel-like soft bud tips as they provide a snug fit. As a result they help drown out some white noise and help with auscultations.

Especially EMT’s using a Littmann cardiology 3 report using the gel-buds as they often have to check patients in loud environments (think blazing sirens). But as always 3M offers the luxury of choice. With 3 styles to choose from I’m sure you’ll find the tips that fit your ears perfectly!

 

In conclusion

If you need a cardiology grade stethoscope, by all means go out and buy a Littmann cardiology 3 or even 4!

However if you do not need one or if you are just starting med school, go for a simpler one. Your rich friends might show off theirs around campus, but chances are they’ll never need to use the specific features that make this stethoscope so great.

They’d basically be driving a Ferrari in a residential area. It has the potential, but rarely sees it used.

That analogy holds through all the way. The Littmann Cardiology truly is a fantastic piece of kit and I’m sure if you do decide to get one you won’t regret it!