Emergency & Bioterrorism Preparedness - Medical Devices in South Africa

Medical Equipment Categories
Glove (7)
Glove
Glove used by healthcare workers during surgery.
Gown (5)
Gown
Disposable medical gown that is worn once then thrown away.
Shoe Cover (4)
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.
Hypodermic Syringe (3)
Hypodermic Syringe
Small-caliber plunger syringe that administers liquids through a hollow needle beneath the skin.
Scissors (3)
Scissors
Scissors that cut bandage, gauze, and dressing.
Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Emergency Kit (3)
Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Emergency Kit
A collection of instruments and materials needed to perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation.
Air Sampler (2)
Air Sampler
Device that used to obtain air samples.
Intensive Care Ventilator (2)
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.
Portable/Home Care Ventilator (2)
Portable/Home Care Ventilator
Ventilator that gives support to patients who do not need complex critical care ventilators.
Ionizing Radiation Monitor (2)
Ionizing Radiation Monitor
Environmental monitor designed to continuously detect and display data on alpha, beta, gamma, and/or x-ray radiation.
Medical-Air Compressor (2)
Medical-Air Compressor
Compressed air system part that mechanically compresses atmospheric air.
Laboratory Safety Cabinet (1)
Laboratory Safety Cabinet
Safety cabinets designed to isolate and protect from various biological pathogens.
Patient Warmer (1)
Patient Warmer
A device for warming patients by a warmed airflow or electric pads.
Ambulance (1)
Ambulance
A motorized vehicle intended for transportation of patients or injured people. Used mainly in emergency situations.
Mobile Medical Laboratory (1)
Mobile Medical Laboratory
A specially designed vehicle, truck or trailer, built to host and operate a mobile medical laboratory.
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.
Radiation Dosimeter (1)
Radiation Dosimeter
A radiation dosimeter is a device that measures and calculates the absorbtion of ionizing radiation in matter and tissue.
Patient Transfer Stretcher (1)
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.
Neonatal Ventilator (1)
Neonatal Ventilator
Intensive care ventilator for neonatal and/or pediatric respiratory support.
Gas Air-Purifying Respirator (1)
Gas Air-Purifying Respirator
Air-purifying respirator protects the wearer from inhaling external gases and/or vapors.
Particulate Air-Purifying Respirator (1)
Particulate Air-Purifying Respirator
Air-purifying respirator prevents the wearer from inhaling airborne particulates, including dusts, mists, fumes, and some bacteria.
Air-Supplying Respirator (1)
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.
Washer/Decontamination Unit (1)
Washer/Decontamination Unit
Washer/sterilizing unit for washing and removal of organic debris, and killing all microorganisms from ancillary devices and small receptacles.
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.
Thermoluminescent Dosimeter Reader (1)
Thermoluminescent Dosimeter Reader
Reader used to calculate the radiation dose absorbed by thermoluminescent dosimeters.
Wound Aspirator (1)
Wound Aspirator
Aspirator that evacuates gas, liquid, tissue and/or other debris from a wound by means of vacuum suction.
Cricothyrotomy Kit (1)
Cricothyrotomy Kit
Prepackaged collection of surgical instruments and supplies needed to cut through the skin and the cricoid and thyroid cartilages.
Emergency Aspirator (1)
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.
Gastric Aspirator (1)
Gastric Aspirator
Aspirator that removes gastric secretions and toxic solutions from the stomach through intermittent vacuum suction.