Common questions

What is head personalization on a stethoscope?

What is head personalization on a stethoscope?

In-House Laser Engraving Services Personalize a stethoscope. We engrave the stethoscope head, not the tubing, making your engraving permanent for the life of the stethoscope. Our engravings are performed in-house, allowing us to ship orders immediately — THERE IS NO PROCESSING DELAY.

What should I engrave on a stethoscope?

Funny Stethoscope Engraving Ideas

  • “The doctor is in.”
  • “Tell me where it hurts.”
  • “Just beat it!”
  • “Bend over and cough twice.”
  • “Miracle worker.”
  • “Don’t trust this guy.”
  • “How could you be so heartless?”
  • “My owners a pro.”

Can I change the tubing on my stethoscope?

No worries. We offer affordable Littmann stethoscope repairs that include replacing the tubing, eartubes, diaphragm, rim, nonchill sleeves and eartips. Click here to find out where to buy replacement parts.

Does engraving a stethoscope damage it?

Do you engrave on the tubing? No, only engraves on the chestpiece of the stethoscope. Engraving on the tubing will damage the tubing and can cause stress fractures. More importantly, some tubing is made of PVC which when laser engraved creates chlorine gas during the process.

Should I get my name engraved on my stethoscope?

Engraving a stethoscope reduces the probability of theft. In addition, the engraving allows for ease of identification and return if lost and found by a co-worker. The engravings performed by are permanent and will not rub off after long term use.

Why does my stethoscope tubing crack?

Sun damage can crack your stethoscope as direct sun exposure makes the tube hard, which is easy to break. The stethoscope absorbs the UV rays from the sun leading to degradation. The residues broken down by the UV rays on the stethoscope will act as receptors that further damage the device.

How often should you get a new stethoscope?

every two years
Most manufacturers will recommend replacing your entire stethoscope every two years but do you know what the key indicators are that tell you when your stethoscope needs changing?

Does the Colour of your stethoscope matter?

It doesn’t matter what color it is. Only the function matters. Mine is the Littman Classic S.E . During clinicals you don’t even need the fancy ones, cheaper ones are good enough.

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