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Stethoscope Cleaning stethoscope in the CS Exam

Hi all:

How many times we have to clean or wipe our stethoscope?

One time? meaning we clean it once after we wash hands or

two times? meaning that we clean before physical examination and after physical examination.

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Just once after you wash your hands. No need to clean it after the examination.
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Just once after you wash your hands. No need to clean it after the examination.
How do we clean our stethoscope? With our hands? :S

Sorry if this sounds like a stupid question.
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How do we clean our stethoscope? With our hands? :S

Sorry if this sounds like a stupid question.
No...with alcohol swabs kept in the room. Just use one to clean the steth and then dispose it in the bin.
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Never knew this needed to be done.

Guess can't do anything now cause already done with exam...
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Not necessary. I planned on doing it because "of how nice it makes me look". Too stressed to even think about what was next on the list.

Wasn't needed. I doubt many people actually doing it. If anything, it can probably make you stand out as a geek.

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Default No ways.. !!!

well the exam goes very very fast.. if u happen to find time to clean ur steth.. be damn sure u are missing out on a lot of other important things.. please dont think about wasting ur precious time doing that...!!!
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