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A piece of equipment for giving the heart an electric shock to make it start to beat normally again
A tube that carries liquid away your body, for example one that blood away from an injury
A piece of equipment used in a hospital for putting a liquid such as medicine directly into your body
A machine used in hospitals for showing how well someone 's heart is beating. The picture it shows or prints is also called an ECG.
A needle fitted into a tube that looks like a pen, used for putting a drug into someone who is having a severe allergic reaction to something.
A large container filled with salt water in which people float in order to completely relax.
A small piece of equipment that someone wears in their ear to help them to hear.
A machine used for making blood and oxygen flow around someone 's body when they are having a medical operation on their heart.
A narrow plastic tube with a needle used for putting drugs into your bed through the skin.
An object that doctors put into someone 's body during a medical operation.
A tube used for inhaling medicine intoyour lungs to help you to breathe more easily.
A doctor's scalpel.
A small knife with two sharp edges used by doctors.
A piece of equipment that produces a powerful narrow line of light. It 's used for eating hard substances, directing the paths of missiles, and in medical surgeries.
A piece of equipment used for showing and recording what is happening in a particular part of someone 's body.
A table that someone lies on while doctors operate on them.
An object that fits over your face and is connected to a container ofoxygen used for helping you to breathe normally.
A large container filled with oxygen that doctors put around a person who cannot breathe normally.
A small piece of electronic equipment connected to someone's heart to help the heart muscles move regularly.
A thin piece of metal that a doctor puts through a broken bone to support it.
A piece of metal put into a part of someone's body to protect it.
A long thin medical instrument used for examining things inside your body respirator a machine used in hospitals for helping people who cannot breathe on their own.
The special clothes worn by doctors and nurses when they do a medical operation.
Small tube placed in your body to carry blood or fluid from one place to another.
A small stick used by doctors to hold your tongue down so that they can examine your throat.
A piece of equipment that is used for producing a picture of the inside of a part of someone 's body for a medical examination.
A very small, artificial tube placed in an artery or other tube in the body in order to hold the artery, etc. open.
A piece of equipment used by doctors for listening to someone 's heart or breathing.
A thing that is used for supporting your foot, for example when giving birth.
A machine that pushes air in and out of someone's lungs when they cannot breath on their own.
A short piece of thread that I used for joining someone's skin together after it has been cut.
Equipment used for removing things from your stomach it includes a tube that goes down your throat.
The stitch or stitches used for closing the edges of a cut.
A needle fitted to a plastic tube, used for taking blood from your body or putting medicine or drugs into it.
Includes medical imaging machines, used to aid in diagnosis Examples MRI machines, PET and CT scanners, and x-ray machines.
Designed to aid in the diagnosis, monitoring or treatment of medical conditions.
Includes infusion pumps, medical lasers andLASK surgical machines.
Life support equipment
Used tomaintain a patient's bodily function. This includes medical ventilators, anaesthetic machines, heart-lung machines, ECMO and dialysis.
Allow medical staff to measure a patient 's medical state Monitors may measure patient vital signs and other parameters including ECG, EEG, and blood pressure
Medical laboratory equipment
Automates or helps analyze blood, unne, genes, and dissolved gases in the blood.
Diagnostic Medical Equipment
May also be used in the home for certain purposes, e.g. for the control of diabetes mellitus
A biomedical equipment technician (BMET)
Vital component of the healthcare delivery system. Employed primarily by hospitals, BMET 's are the people responsible for maintaining a facility 's medical equipment. BMET mainly act as an interface between doctor and equipment.
Physical therapy machines like continuous passive range of motion (CPM) machines
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