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Births

Early stethoscopes.
Early stethoscopes.
  • February 17 - René-Théophile-Hyacinthe Laennec - physician and inventor of the stethoscope (1816). The stethoscope was not immediately accepted by many doctors at the time including the head of the American Heart Association.[1] The first stethoscope only had one ear piece.


References

  1. http://findarticles.com/p/articles/mi_m0689/is_n2_v37/ai_13248765