Stemoscope in Fighting COVID-19 Disease in Wuhan

Stemoscope in Fighting COVID-19 Disease in Wuhan


By the end of yesterday, there are still about 5600 confirmed COVID-19 cases under medical treatment in Wuhan, China. To improve the cure rate of severe cases and treatment effectness, The medical team members coming from Shanghai General Hospital pull out their unique secret weapon. [Ausculatory sounds of a COVID-19 patient’s lung] These sounds are from a severe COVID-19 patient’s lung in Lei Shen Shan Hospital of Wuhan. It is not easy to get such a recording, Because the full protected doctors can’t use traditional stethoscope. To get such such recordings, a stethoscope brought to Wuhan by the Shanghai medical team is used, running with a 5G medical platform. It allows doctors to do real time auscultation on a smartphone. Beside the lung sounds, it can also detect heart sounds and detect the position of a feeding tube, helping doctors monitor the sickness condition in real time.