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Advantages of Digital Technology for Auscultation Diagnosis and Infection control.

Updated: Apr 19, 2020

Today's digital technology is applied now to many diagnostic and therapeutic techniques to enhance the biological and technical characteristics for performance. We examine the WATSON ES1 Digital Stethoscope and Lung Sound monitor here.


The WATSON ES1 is a digital marvel bringing a 200 year practice forward. Some of the features that apply to many digital stethoscope technologies are noted here in a feature and benefits chart. While the acoustic stethoscope is still predominant, cost effective, and well understood, digital stethoscopes are now taking the lead in offering favorable benefit to risk ratios. Here are a few things to consider:


In summary this is an example where a dying art can be revived with the technical advances of digital technology. I was deaf and now I hear!


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