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Will Covid-19 be the straw that breaks the stethoscope’s back?

July 15, 2020
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COVID-19 Ultrasound

Summary/Abstract

As the Covid-19 pandemic reshapes how medicine is practiced in the U.S., one iconic tool could be relegated to the dustbin of medical history: the stethoscope. For generations, there has been no better physician archetype than the quintessential black rubber stethoscope donned confidently over a crisp white coat.