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"Smart stethoscope" keeps an ear on kidney stones

"Smart stethoscope" keeps an ear on kidney stones | Longevity science | Scoop.it
When kidney stones can’t be dissolved using medication, the next step is usually a procedure known as shock wave lithotripsy. This involves focusing a series of high-intensity acoustic pulses onto the stones, until they break apart to the point that they can be passed in urine or dissolved by drugs. Using current monitoring techniques, however, it can be difficult to tell when and if that point has been reached. A new device known as the Smart stethoscope lets clinicians know, by listening.
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StethoCloud – The $20 Stethoscope Attachment For Smartphones To Diagnose Pneumonia | Singularity Hub

StethoCloud – The $20 Stethoscope Attachment For Smartphones To Diagnose Pneumonia | Singularity Hub | Longevity science | Scoop.it

Another cheap and progressive smart phone health service appears: StethoCloud, a cloud-based service that turns a Windows smartphone into a digital stethoscope. Created by four students from the University of Melbourne...

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StethoCloud promises a low-cost solution to pneumonia diagnoses

StethoCloud promises a low-cost solution to pneumonia diagnoses | Longevity science | Scoop.it
StethoCloud low-cost stethoscope attachment for smartphones designed to diagnose conditions such as childhood pneumonia.
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