Graduate Associate Publication | The Stethoscope: A Tool of Nurses’ Trade since the 1930s

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In a blog post published on Echoes and Evidence: Nursing History and Health Policy, Lydia Wytenbroek writes about the history of nurses using the stethoscope in response to the recent controversy over a contestant at the Miss America Pageant wearing a stethoscope as part of her performance monologue on her experiences as a nurse.

Read the full article at https://historian.nursing.upenn.edu/2016/05/12/in-honor-of-nurses-week-the-stethoscope-a-tool-of-nurses-trade-since-the-1930s/

 

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