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 Consultations in all aspects of medicine including
Facial Cosmetics, anti-wrinkle, dermal and lip fillers
Family Planning, sexual health, coil and implant insertions
Minor surgery and skin
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Posts tagged “medical equipment”

An App to Record your Heart Sounds | Stemoscope - Digital Stethoscope Review

It’s the smallest handheld stethoscope I have come across. Once paired to your mobile device, it allows you to take a listen to the sounds of the body in real-time with unlimited recording.

The best feature about the Stemoscope is the ability to listen to the heart in real-time. This proves to be great for educational purposes, for example, if you are a medical student, a nurse or simply someone who is intrigued about the sounds of the body. The sound quality is very good and captures the heart well. Would I use this for my day to day job? Well, there’s a certain prestige carrying a stethoscope around your neck and certainly the quality of the sound transmitted in-ear is much better than that from a mobile device. However, as someone who likes to educate my viewers on the sounds of the body this is a great addition to my collection and I cannot wait to share more educational videos with you.

PROS

Lightweight 30g

Unlimited recording

Up to 5 hours usage

Very small

Bluetooth to mobile device

Cheap - around $100 AUD

Easy to use device and App

Works 2m apart

Able to use bell/ diaphragm and both

Able to amplify sound

Great hobbiest listening device.

Best used with headphones plugged into mobile device

CONS

Sound quality not as good as an in-ear stethoscope

Doesn’t replace the prestige of classic stethoscope

Requires a mobile device to use

CONCLUSION

This is a great tool if you’re interested in learning more about particular heart, lung or bowel sounds. It would be a useful aid for exam preparation and it looks futuristic. I’ll certainly be keeping mine to film more beautiful sounds of the body.

WHERE TO BUY

Stemoscope: https://vtudio.com/a/?a=stemoscope&region=us

COMPANION VIDEOS

Which Stethoscope to Buy: https://youtu.be/MhvwEGBd8Yo

How to Listen to Your Heart: https://youtu.be/c96kqgW0aUg

Electronic Digital Stethoscope: https://youtu.be/zl7FVhXMbtI

Thanks for watching and if you have any questions please don’t hesitate to leave me a comment in the comments section below or pop by and see me in clinic.

Take care and stay healthy.

Dr Nora 💉

FILM BY VTUDIO | https://vtudio.com

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DermLite DL4 Review | Doctor Tools for Skin Cancer & Cyst Diagnosis 👩🏼‍⚕️🔎

With alarming statistics that 1 out of 2 Australians will get a skin cancer at some point in their life, it’s important that as a general practitioner I can assess and diagnose these lesions. To do so I use a dermascope or a dermatoscope. This is a device that looks at the surface of the skin with a magnifying glass and light.

Inside the Dermlite DL4 box you will find:

With me here is the dermlite DL4

- A leather carry case

- A USB charging cable

- A lens wipe

- 5 Ice caps - these are essential to prevent cross contamination between patients.

The dermascope has a 30mm viewing lens, with 10 x magnification. It has both polarised and non polarised light capabilities.

Polarised light allows us to assess the depth of structures.

In the non polarised mode we can inspect superficial skin layers - such as the dermo-epidermal junction. In the polarised mode we can inspect deeper skin layers including the dermo-epidermal junction and superficial dermis. The polarised light allows for the identification of blood vessels and pink colour. This increases sensitivity for diagnosing amelanotic melanomas or BCCs.

The non polarised light increases the specificity to identify milia like cysts (which are white) or comedo-like openings seen in seborrhoeic keratosis.

So being able to toggle between the two has a far more superior diagnostic capability.

The dermoscope allows for both contact and non contact on the skin, you may also use immersion liquid in the non-polarised setting.

On the side you can see another button which allows for pigment boost, when used this makes the colour of lesions pop for easier identification.

Just a word of caution, if you’re thinking of having a skin check after watching this video please choose your practitioner carefully. Some physicians will just use their eyes for a skin check, however, I would suggest going to someone who has detailed equipment because unfortunately as humans we haven’t yet learnt how to magnify our vision!

I’ll usually use the dermascope with my magnifying loupes to assess the skin closely and ensure that every centimetre is investigated thoroughly for a comprehensive skin check.

If you’ve not booked in for a skin check in the past year or are concerned that a lesion has changed in size, colour, shape or is itchy or bleeding please seek medical advice or pop by and see me in clinic.

I hope you’ve found this video useful and if you have any questions please drop me a line below in the comments section.

Take care and stay healthy 😘

Dr Nora 💉

COMPANION VIDEOS

Which Stethoscope To Buy: https://youtu.be/MhvwEGBd8Yo

Medical Features Apple Watch 4: https://youtu.be/o3lFCO26UA8

WHERE TO BUY

Amazon: http://vtudio.com/a/?a=dermlite+dl4

eBay: http://vtudio.com/a/?e=dermlite+dl4

FILM BY VTUDIO | https://vtudio.com

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Which Stethoscope to Buy and Why | A Doctor’s Perspective

They may be a cool fashion statement but stethoscopes have many uses aside from being a physicians right of passage. In today’s episode of Dr Nora, I share with you which stethoscope I used during medical school, GP training and which I use today. I’ll also be going through the pros and cons of the different models as well as sharing with you a few stories from my medical school days.

COMPANION VIDEOS

Learning anti-wrinkle injections: https://youtu.be/UBNzHvO_dFw

Confessions of a Cosmetic Doctor: https://youtu.be/fz2u-3saAYw

Taxes for new GP’s: https://youtu.be/yzBhFEssC6A

Doctor Plays 2 Point Hospital: https://youtu.be/N1AT7Mfd0x4

WHERE TO BUY

Amazon: http://vtudio.com/a/?a=littmann+classic

eBay: http://vtudio.com/a/?e=littmann+classic

Thanks for watching and if you have any questions please don’t hesitate to leave me a comment in the comments section below or pop by and see me in clinic.

Take care and stay healthy.

Dr Nora 💉

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