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J R Soc Med. 1980 June; 73(6): 448–456.
PMCID: PMC1437614

Evolution of the stethoscope.

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  • BULLER AJ, DORNHORST AC. The physics of some pulmonary signs. Lancet. 1956 Sep 29;271(6944):649–651. [PubMed]
  • Ertel PY, Lawrence M, Brown RK, Stern AM. Stethoscope acoustics. II. Transmission and filtration patterns. Circulation. 1966 Nov;34(5):899–909. [PubMed]
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