Emergency & Bioterrorism Preparedness - Medical Devices in Australia

Medical Equipment Categories
Patient Transfer Stretcher (9)
Patient Transfer Stretcher
Mobile hospital stretcher that allows hospital personnel to atraumatically move a patient without altering the patients body position or lifting, rolling, or dragging them.
Hypodermic Syringe (8)
Hypodermic Syringe
Small-caliber plunger syringe that administers liquids through a hollow needle beneath the skin.
Emergency Aspirator (7)
Emergency Aspirator
Aspirator that extracts obstructing secretions, blood, or vomit from a patient's airway to keep air passages to the lungs open and to permit spontaneous or mechanical ventilation.
Adult Ventilator (7)
Adult Ventilator
Intensive care ventilators used for adult ventilation or respiratory support.
Air Sampler (6)
Air Sampler
Device that used to obtain air samples.
Shoe Cover (6)
Shoe Cover
Cover that fits over healthcare personnel's footwear to keep shoes clean from dirt, grime, and other contaminants; to help keep operating rooms surgically-sterile; and to control infection.
Gown (6)
Gown
Disposable medical gown that is worn once then thrown away.
Glove (5)
Glove
Glove used by healthcare workers during surgery.
Gastric Aspirator (5)
Gastric Aspirator
Aspirator that removes gastric secretions and toxic solutions from the stomach through intermittent vacuum suction.
Scissors (4)
Scissors
Scissors that cut bandage, gauze, and dressing.
Portable/Home Care Ventilator (4)
Portable/Home Care Ventilator
Ventilator that gives support to patients who do not need complex critical care ventilators.
Wound Aspirator (4)
Wound Aspirator
Aspirator that evacuates gas, liquid, tissue and/or other debris from a wound by means of vacuum suction.
Medical-Air Compressor (4)
Medical-Air Compressor
Compressed air system part that mechanically compresses atmospheric air.
Eye/Face Wash Fountain (3)
Eye/Face Wash Fountain
A small station to rinse and wash materials from the eyes and face should they be exposed to noxious materials.
Emergency Shower (3)
Emergency Shower
Showers for emergency decontamination situations.
Intensive Care Ventilator (3)
Intensive Care Ventilator
Ventilator for use in critical care settings that most use positive pressure to administer gas to the lungs at normal breathing rates and tidal volumes through an endotracheal tube or tracheostomy.
Neonatal Ventilator (3)
Neonatal Ventilator
Intensive care ventilator for neonatal and/or pediatric respiratory support.
Gas Air-Purifying Respirator (3)
Gas Air-Purifying Respirator
Air-purifying respirator protects the wearer from inhaling external gases and/or vapors.
Particulate Air-Purifying Respirator (3)
Particulate Air-Purifying Respirator
Air-purifying respirator prevents the wearer from inhaling airborne particulates, including dusts, mists, fumes, and some bacteria.
Washer/Decontamination Unit (3)
Washer/Decontamination Unit
Washer/sterilizing unit for washing and removal of organic debris, and killing all microorganisms from ancillary devices and small receptacles.
Video Camera (2)
Video Camera
Camera used to receive and transform an optical image into an electronic signal.
Air-Supplying Respirator (2)
Air-Supplying Respirator
Air-supplying respirator protects the wearer from inhaling airborne particles, gases, and/or vapors by supplying air from a stationary compressed air source.
Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Emergency Kit (2)
Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Emergency Kit
A collection of instruments and materials needed to perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation.
Syringe/Needle Destroyer (2)
Syringe/Needle Destroyer
Device for making hypodermic syringes and/or needles unusable through mechanical action.
Patient Warmer (1)
Patient Warmer
A device for warming patients by a warmed airflow or electric pads.
Thoracic Aspirator (1)
Thoracic Aspirator
Aspirator that gives suction for evacuation of gas, body fluids, or foreign materials that may collect between the lung and chest wall.
Patient/Staff Communication Aids (1)
Patient/Staff Communication Aids
A variety of electronic communication devices that allow the patient and hospital staff to communicate.
Intravenous Flowmeter (1)
Intravenous Flowmeter
Flowmeter that calculates the infusion rate of fluids during gravity intravenous delivery.
Biological/Chemical Agent Protection Respirator (1)
Biological/Chemical Agent Protection Respirator
Air-purifying respirator that stops the wearer from breathing chemical and/or biological agents or radioactive materials.
Ionizing Radiation Monitor (1)
Ionizing Radiation Monitor
Environmental monitor designed to continuously detect and display data on alpha, beta, gamma, and/or x-ray radiation.
Radiation Survey Meter (1)
Radiation Survey Meter
A portable device to measure the intensity of nuclear radiation in a given region.
Flowmeter (1)
Flowmeter
An instrument used to measure linear, nonlinear, mass or volumetric flow rate of a liquid or a gas.
Hemofiltration Devices & Accessories (1)
Hemofiltration Devices & Accessories
Devices used for autotransfusion, to collects blood lost by a patient for subsequent reinfusion into the same patient without processing.