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  1. PRECORDIAL STETHOSCOPE THE ESSENTIALS

  2. PRECORDIAL STETHOSCOPE • First advocated in the late 1940s. • By the 70s was recognized as the most important monitoring device in pediatric anesthesia.

  3. PRECORDIAL STETHOSCOPE • ROUTINE MONITORING OF CHILDREN • Precordial stethoscope Inspired O2 tension Breath sounds Temperature • Heart sounds Cardiogram • Color Blood pressure • Perfusion status Oxygen saturation

  4. PRECORDIAL STETHOSCOPE • Where to place ?? Depending on what you want to listen to • Most common site - 4 intercostal space, left sternal border ( nipple line). • Other sites : upper border of sternum 2nd intercostal space Rt.ESOPHAGUS