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Ultrasound stethoscope

Title : Ultrasound stethoscope
2016.H 83

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Item Name Ultrasound stethoscope
Description Doppler blood flow detector with stethoscope
Materials Plastic and metal
Item Dates 1970s
Importance National
Significance note From NT Health. Probably used for identification of foetal heartbeat in pregnancy. Other uses not known.
Current Location Cupboard 2
Source or Donor NT Department of Health
Provenance Notes The first electronic Doppler used for hearing foetal heartbeat. Was probably used in the maternity ward of the Darwin Hospital in the early 1970s. May also have been used in remote area clinics. Battery operated.
Visual condition Fair/Used
Physical condition Fair/Used
Condition of Item on Receipt Fair/Used
Related Item Pinards stethoscope
Dimensions 12 x 7 cm plus stethoscope and cord

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