Article Text

Download PDFPDF
Stethoscope head to body weight ratios in the extremely preterm infant
  1. D S Urquhart,
  2. V P Balasubramaniam
  1. Neonatal Unit, Northwick Park Hospital, Watford Road, Harrow, Middlesex HA1 3UJ, UK;

    Statistics from

    Request Permissions

    If you wish to reuse any or all of this article please use the link below which will take you to the Copyright Clearance Center’s RightsLink service. You will be able to get a quick price and instant permission to reuse the content in many different ways.

    It has been our observation that large nursing style stethoscopes are often used on extremely premature infants, whereas paradoxically a smaller neonatal stethoscope is usually used for the term neonate. Stethoscope heads were weighed using precision scales, and a ratio of stethoscope …

    View Full Text