For some clinicians, length doesn’t matter, but keep in mind that the shorter the stethoscope, the closer to the patient you are. Most HCPs find that 27 inches provides enough length that both patient and provider can maintain their personal space.Feb 11, 2020
In other words, for blood pressure and basic physical assessment, the Littmann Lightweight II is the best on the market. This purpose is very evident in the overall design too. It features a teardrop-shaped chest piece which makes auscultation easier around blood-pressure cuffs and body contours.