biomedicalephemera:

*Ringring, bababyphone!*

Direct Auscultation
Auscultation /aus·cul·ta·tion/ (aws″kul-ta´shun) listening for sounds within the body, chiefly to ascertain the condition of the thoracic or abdominal viscera and to detect pregnancy; it may be performed with the unaided ear (direct or immediate) or with a stethoscope (mediate). It may not be performed with a banana. 
Textbook of Pediatrics. Edited by Emil Feer, 1922.

biomedicalephemera:


*Ringring, bababyphone!*

Direct Auscultation

Auscultation /aus·cul·ta·tion/ (aws″kul-ta´shun) listening for sounds within the body, chiefly to ascertain the condition of the thoracic or abdominal viscera and to detect pregnancy; it may be performed with the unaided ear (direct or immediate) or with a stethoscope (mediate). It may not be performed with a banana.

Textbook of Pediatrics. Edited by Emil Feer, 1922.