Handcrafted Since 1971 | Lifetime Warranty | Free-Parts-for-Life Program | Latex Free
The MDF® ER Premier™ is a robust and versatile stethoscope with superior acoustic quality that enables ER physicians and first responders to deliver fast and efficient emergency care to both pediatric and adult patients using just one stethoscope. Constructed from premium-grade acoustically-superior stainless steel, the MDF® ER Premier™ Stethoscope delivers accurate auscultation of heart, lung, and Korotkoff sounds with acoustic integrity and clarity. An ergonomic design ensures comfort for the doctor and patient, even during extended use. The ER Premier™ is the ultimate diagnostic instrument with unmatched performance, durability, and aesthetics. With the included cardiology bell conversion, this stethoscope can be easily transformed into a cardiology stethoscope.
Chestpiece: The handcrafted stainless steel dual-head chestpiece is precisely machined and hand polished for the highest performance and durability. The patented full-rotation acoustic valve stem features SoundTight™ GLS technology to seal in sound, and the green indicator dot allows the user to easily identify the active sound channel. The chestpiece is fitted with an adult and pediatric ultrasensitive diaphragm, each sealed with a non-chill retaining ring to provide a secure acoustic transmission for heart and lung sounds of 100Hz to 1000Hz. Using the included screw-on attachment, the pediatric side can be easily converted to an extra-large cone-shaped bell crowned with a non-chill bell ring to provide greater sound amplification and isolation of low frequencies (20Hz to100 Hz).
Acoustic Tubing: Constructed of thicker, denser, latex-free PVC, the dual-lumen non-stick acoustic tubing ensures sound efficiency, provides insulation for superior sound transmission, and seals out ambient noise while preventing the cracking and wearing that can occur from repeated use. The longer-than-average length allows a comfortable space between health professional and patient.
ErgonoMax™ Headset: Hand polished, pre-angled stainless steel headset features a patented internal dual-leaf spring construction for durability and custom fit. Soft silicone ComfortSeal™ eartips (available in standard and small sizes) are clear for hygienic purposes and conform to the ear to seal out extraneous noise while ensuring comfort during extended use. Patented SafetyLock™ eartip adaptors lead the industry in user safety.
Included Accessories: 2 extra sets ComfortSeal™ eartips, cardiology bell conversion, spare ultrasensitive diaphragm, and ID tag.
I tried using it for three days, it is bulky and heavy. It has a very large bore tubing. I have to say it has excellent acoustics. I am going to have to return it for a more user friendly model.
This is clearly one of the finest Stethoscopes that I have owned over the last 50 years! Beats Littmans/Sprague Rappaport etc. Execellent acoustics!!!
I decided to take a chance and go with the MDF ER scope instead of the Littman. I think I did okay. It has an excellent range of sound. I was able to auscultate some abnormal heart sounds on some nursing home patients much better with this scope than others I have tried (without even using the cardiac adapter that comes with it). It is well constructed and comes with the free parts for life which covers the ear pieces and diaphrams. I'm sure there are better scopes out there, but for the money I think it was a good long term purchase.