Emergency Medicine - Medical Devices in South Africa

Medical Equipment Categories
Syringe (17)
Syringe
Syringe is often used to administer injections, insert intravenous drugs into the bloodstream, apply compounds such as glue or lubricant, and measure liquids.
Wheelchair (14)
Wheelchair
Chair attached to large wheels for indoor or outdoor transportation of patients or individuals with impaired walking.
Blood Pressure Monitor (13)
Blood Pressure Monitor
Automatic electronic non-invasive blood-pressure meters and monitors, also other non-invasive parameters.
ECG (10)
ECG
Multichannel and interpretive electrocardiographs for on-site analysis.
First Aid Kit (10)
First Aid Kit
Prepackaged collection of the articles needed to perform early medical treatment.
Dressing (10)
Dressing
An adjunct used by a person for application to a wound to promote healing or prevent further harm.
Pulse Oximeter (8)
Pulse Oximeter
Oximeter used to calculate the relative amount of oxygenated and deoxygenated hemoglobin by checking light absorbence changes resulting from arterial blood flow pulsations and presenting the results as percent saturation of hemoglobin in arterial blood.
Bandage (8)
Bandage
A bandage is a piece of material used either to support a medical device such as a dressing or splint, or on its own to provide support to the body.
Nebulizer (7)
Nebulizer
A device that delivers medication as a mist to be inhaled into the lungs.
Intravenous Line Connector (7)
Intravenous Line Connector
Intravenous line connector that gives access to an IV infusion set or catheter port from a needleless mechanism.
Synthetic Suture (6)
Synthetic Suture
A suture made of polyglecaprone, an absorbable polymer made from a copolymer of the glycolide epsilon caprolactone.
Physiologic Monitoring System (6)
Physiologic Monitoring System
Physiologic monitoring system to continuously track vital physiologic parameters in critical care conditions.
Stretcher (5)
Stretcher
Hospital stretchers for patient transportation within a healthcare facility, usually in a supine or prone position.
Adhesive Tape (5)
Adhesive Tape
Sticking tape made of natural, semi-synthetic or synthetic fibers.
Patient Monitor (4)
Patient Monitor
Physiologic monitoring systems that detect and display ECG's, respiratory rate, non-invasive and invasive blood pressure, body temperature, airway gas concentrations, and others.
ECG Lead (4)
ECG Lead
Each lead has a positive and negative pole attached to the surface of the skin, which can be used to measure the spread of electrical activity within the heart.
Instrument Tray (4)
Instrument Tray
Flat open container for carrying and storing sterile surgical instruments.
Infant Scales (4)
Infant Scales
Scales designed to weigh infants that are either mechanical or electronic.
Interpretative Electrocardiograph (4)
Interpretative Electrocardiograph
Multichannel electrocardiograph that takes and evaluates the electrical signals of the cardiac activity by computer using an internal algorithm.
Blood Pressure Cuff (4)
Blood Pressure Cuff
Device that has an inflating and deflating bladder in an inelastic sleeve.
Infant Incubator (3)
Infant Incubator
Infant and newborn incubators.
Infant Warmer (3)
Infant Warmer
Radiant heat warming units for infants and newborns.
Ultrasound, Diagnostic (3)
Ultrasound, Diagnostic
Ultrasonic imaging and measurement systems.
Cane (3)
Cane
A device used by people to facilitate balancing while walking.
Scissors (3)
Scissors
Scissors that cut bandage, gauze, and dressing.
Sharps Disposal Unit (3)
Sharps Disposal Unit
Puncture-resistant container used to dispose sharp objects used in medical treatment and procedures.
Cable/Lead (3)
Cable/Lead
An electric cable that delivers electricity to medical devices and equipment.
Headlight (3)
Headlight
Device to be worn on a user's head that gives a light source to help personel see during surgical, diagnostic, or therapeutic procedures.
Laryngoscope Blade (3)
Laryngoscope Blade
Removable distal part of a rigid laryngoscope that illuminates and displaces the lower pharynx, larynx, and upper trachea.
Laryngeal Mask Artificial Airway (3)
Laryngeal Mask Artificial Airway
Artificial airway used for insertion through the mouth into the pharynx, creating a peri-pharyngeal seal while allowing the passage of oxygen to the lungs.
Vascular Catheter (3)
Vascular Catheter
A thin flexible plastic tube that is inserted into a patient's vein and remains there for repeated access to the vein
Defibrillator/Pacemaker, External (3)
Defibrillator/Pacemaker, External
Defibrillator-pacemaker that produces electric impulses outside the body and administers them to the heart through the chest wall using paddles.
Neonatal Patient Monitor (3)
Neonatal Patient Monitor
Physiologic monitor for continuous observation of vital physiologic parameters of newborns and infants.
Blood Warmer (2)
Blood Warmer
Warming unit for in-line heating of banked blood, blood products, and intravenous solutions from about 4 degrees Celsius to near body temperature before infusion.
External Automated Defibrillator (2)
External Automated Defibrillator
External automated defibrillators which can be operated by non medical personnel.
Power Exam Table (2)
Power Exam Table
Treatment and examination tables with height and position adjustments.
Manual Exam Table (2)
Manual Exam Table
Treatment and examination tables with height/position adjustments.
Exam Light (2)
Exam Light
A high power lamp intended for illuminating the examined area. Sometimes used for various small operations and other medical purposes.
Pressure Infusor (2)
Pressure Infusor
A device which is used for fast fluid infusion.
Monitor Mount (2)
Monitor Mount
A fastening system that secures a monitor to a wall, table or stand.
Hypodermic Syringe (2)
Hypodermic Syringe
Small-caliber plunger syringe that administers liquids through a hollow needle beneath the skin.
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.
Vaginal Specula (2)
Vaginal Specula
Specula used to expand the vagina consisting of a mechanical instrument with two pivoted arms
Endoscopic Light Source (2)
Endoscopic Light Source
Fiberoptic light source that can be connected through a pliable fiberoptic cable to a stiff endoscope.
Ambulatory Care Data Management System (2)
Ambulatory Care Data Management System
Information system used to give clinical and administrative information related to hospital services provided to patients on an ambulatory basis rather than upon admission to a healthcare facility.
Electrocardiography Electronic Recording Processor (2)
Electrocardiography Electronic Recording Processor
Data processor that takes and processes digital data received from electrocardiographic signals that used to be electronically recorded.
Bar-Code Medication Administration (BCMA) System (2)
Bar-Code Medication Administration (BCMA) System
Bar-coded information system that builds safeguards in medicine administration by confirming at the point of care that administered medications suit the provider orders.
Emergency Care Information System (2)
Emergency Care Information System
Information system that gives clinical and administrative data connected to the emergency care services and facilities.
Patient Transfer Board (2)
Patient Transfer Board
Board that helps in transfering the patient between two close surfaces.
Intravenous Pole (2)
Intravenous Pole
Slender stand to suspend containers of liquid for intravenous delivery to patients.
Sphygmomanometer, Mercury (2)
Sphygmomanometer, Mercury
Sphygmomanometer with an inflatable cuff that goes around the arm, a bulb for controlling the air pressure within the cuff, and a mercury manometer.
Portable/Home Care Ventilator (2)
Portable/Home Care Ventilator
Ventilator that gives support to patients who do not need complex critical care ventilators.
Medicine Cabinet (2)
Medicine Cabinet
Healthcare cabinet that stores medicines and other frequently used, disposable products.
Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Emergency Kit (2)
Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Emergency Kit
A collection of instruments and materials needed to perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation.
Mobile Radiographic Unit (2)
Mobile Radiographic Unit
Radiographic unit that includes a manually driven or motor-driven wheeled cart that transports an x-ray generator, an x-ray tube and tube stand, collimators, and a film cassette storage drawer.
Laryngoscope Handle (2)
Laryngoscope Handle
Handle that grasps and supplies power to a laryngoscope blade.
Laryngeal Mirror (2)
Laryngeal Mirror
An item used for viewing the larynx and surrounding area of the throat.
Aural Speculum (2)
Aural Speculum
Speculum used to enlarge the ear canal to perform examination and manual procedures in the ear or as part of an otoscope for examination or surgery.
Nasal Speculum (2)
Nasal Speculum
Speculum used to enlarge the nasal cavity for examination and treatment of the inner surface of the nasal cavity.
Patient Humidifier (2)
Patient Humidifier
Humidifier positioned in the patient's inspiratory line to raise the humidity and temperature of the gas flow into the lungs by delivering in-line heated water vapor.
Wheeled Walker (2)
Wheeled Walker
Walker with four- or five-leg, stiff, frameworks with wheels to assist patients walk. Wheeled walker is intended to facilitate users' ambulation
Urine Analyzer (1)
Urine Analyzer
A device for urine analysis at the point-of-care (bedside urine analysis).
Emergency Cart (1)
Emergency Cart
Carts with appropriate features for emergency cardiopulmonary resuscitation procedures.
Peritoneal Dialysis Unit (1)
Peritoneal Dialysis Unit
Device that extracts metabolic wastes through selective diffusion across the peritoneum by controlling the flow of a solution into and out of the abdominal cavity.
Ear Thermometer (1)
Ear Thermometer
Electronic infrared thermometers.
Hemodialysis Machine (1)
Hemodialysis Machine
Devices for hemodialysis.
Warming Cabinet (1)
Warming Cabinet
Warming devices for blankets and other items.
Ventilator, Pediatric (1)
Ventilator, Pediatric
Neonatal and pediatric ventilators for use in intensive care.
Argon Coagulator (1)
Argon Coagulator
Electrosurgical units capable of delivering argon gas for coagulation purposes.
Electrosurgical Unit (1)
Electrosurgical Unit
Monopolar and bipolar electrosurgical devices.
Patient Warmer (1)
Patient Warmer
A device for warming patients by a warmed airflow or electric pads.
CR System (1)
CR System
A system for digitizing X-ray images from fluorescence plates (cassette).
C-Arm (1)
C-Arm
Mobile radiographic and fluoroscopic units.
Training Manikin (1)
Training Manikin
Anatomically correct model of the human body or parts for medical training.
Alcohol Analyzer (1)
Alcohol Analyzer
Point-of-care analyzers are used to determine the alcohol (ethanol) content in a breath sample, usually % of blood alcohol concentration. Laboratory analyzers are used to determine the alcohol concentration in body fluids (urine, serum).
Artificial Airway Humidifier (1)
Artificial Airway Humidifier
Humidifier that adds moisture to the gases in the inspiratory artificial airways, raising the humidity of the gas delivered into the lungs.
Capnometer (1)
Capnometer
Measuring instrument for direct assesment and display of the carbon dioxide saturation either in a patient's exhaled gas, in body cavities, and/or in body tissues.
Gag (1)
Gag
A device used to hold the patient's mouth open when working in the oral cavity, or to force the mouth open when it cannot open naturally.
Knife/Scalpel Handle (1)
Knife/Scalpel Handle
Surgical instrument handles used to secure and manipulate a compatible cutting or dissecting blade.
Airway Clearance Unit (1)
Airway Clearance Unit
Airway clearance unit that assert automated mechanical oscillation to the chest wall to take a high-frequency oscillation of the air column in the conducting airways.
Nitrous Oxide Dosimeter (1)
Nitrous Oxide Dosimeter
A device that calculates exposure to Nitrous Oxide.
Gauze (1)
Gauze
An absorbent swab to collect fluid and keep an injury site clean.
Blood Bank Mobile Medical Facilities (1)
Blood Bank Mobile Medical Facilities
Mobile modular medical facilities usually divided into various areas for: blood-drawing, reception, processing and storage, and auxiliary equipment.
Clinical Laboratory Mobile Medical Facilities (1)
Clinical Laboratory Mobile Medical Facilities
Mobile modular medical facilities usually seperated into a laboratory room, a patient care area, a reception area, and an auxiliary equipment room.
Emergency Care Mobile Medical Facilities (1)
Emergency Care Mobile Medical Facilities
Mobile modular medical facilities usually seperated into a patient receiving area with good access for ambulance patients.
Radiographic Mobile Medical Facilities (1)
Radiographic Mobile Medical Facilities
Mobile modular medical facilities usually seperated into an x-ray shielded radiographic area, an x-ray film-processing and storage room, and an auxiliary equipment room.
Surgical Mobile Medical Facilities (1)
Surgical Mobile Medical Facilities
Mobile modular medical facilities usually seperated into an operating room, a scrub room with a water heater and sterilizer, and an auxiliary equipment room.
Pulmonary Resuscitator (1)
Pulmonary Resuscitator
A pulmonary resuscitating device designed for single time use and for use with administering cardiopulmonary resuscitation to a heart failure patient.
Demand Valve (1)
Demand Valve
A demand valve provides a safe and effective means of delivering an oxygen concentration to ventilate non-breathing or respiratory distressed patients
Endoscopic Aspirator/Irrigator (1)
Endoscopic Aspirator/Irrigator
Aspirators/irrigator that gives irrigation and removes fluids, tissue, and foreign substances from a body cavity through an endoscope.
Endoscopic Telescope (1)
Endoscopic Telescope
The viewing part of an endoscope or laparoscope that allows the observation of internal tissues and/or organs of the human body that normally are inaccessible through natural canals, body cavities, or surgical orifices.
Cradle Bed (1)
Cradle Bed
Immobile bed that looks like a baby cradle to protect the patient.
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.
Facility Boom (1)
Facility Boom
Facility boom is used to organize and support hospital utility services and medical devices.
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.
Surgical Instrument Table (1)
Surgical Instrument Table
Table designed for use during surgical procedures, enabling surgeons to work from both sides of the operating table and preventing tip over.
Bedpan Warmer (1)
Bedpan Warmer
Warming unit to store and warm bedpans before use.
Blanket Warmer (1)
Blanket Warmer
Warming unit for heating blankets.
Waste-Disposal Unit, Liquid (1)
Waste-Disposal Unit, Liquid
Unit to safely dispose of liquid waste.
Physiologic Monitor Data Interface Unit (1)
Physiologic Monitor Data Interface Unit
Data interface unit that permits communication between a physiologic monitor and a computer or computer peripherals, giving data download functionalities to the monitor and real-time numerical and/or graphical data computer processing.
Medicine Storage Cabinet (1)
Medicine Storage Cabinet
Cabinet that holds medicines and toiletries.
Circulatory Assist Unit, Peripheral Compression (1)
Circulatory Assist Unit, Peripheral Compression
Peripheral circulatory assist unit for occasional compression.
Nail Clipper (1)
Nail Clipper
Clipper designed for trimming finger or toenails.
Tongue Depressor (1)
Tongue Depressor
Depressor presses and moves the tongue in order to view and evaluate the oral cavity.
Patient Transfer Aids (1)
Patient Transfer Aids
Aids that make transfering a diabled person simpler that require partial or total assistance when going to or from a bed, stretcher, operating table, wheelchair, or other location.
Positive Airway Pressure Unit (1)
Positive Airway Pressure Unit
Device that applies positive airway pressure at two different adjustable levels during each breathing cycle, giving independent pressures during inhalation and exhalation while the patient is breathing naturally.
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.
Stretcher Mattress (1)
Stretcher Mattress
Mattresse suitable for hospital stretchers or ambulances.
EEG Electrode (1)
EEG Electrode
Electrode fastened to the patient's scalp to calculate, amplify, present in graphic form, and record the weak electrical signals produced by the brain.
Transcranial Ultrasonic Blood Flowmeter (1)
Transcranial Ultrasonic Blood Flowmeter
Flowmeter for non-invasive calculations of blood flow in the main brain arteries.
Vascular Clip Applier (1)
Vascular Clip Applier
Vascular clip applier that administers small atraumatic vascular clips for blood vessel ligature during a single surgical procedure to cease or prevent bleeding.
Automated Suture Unit (1)
Automated Suture Unit
Suture unit that administers conventional sutures to tissue with lowered operator intervention.
Saw Blade (1)
Saw Blade
Blade that is the cutting component of a manually operated rotatory electric or pneumatic saw to cut materials, objects, or anatomic structures.
Surgical Procedure Tray (1)
Surgical Procedure Tray
A tray designed to provide all the instruments and supplies needed for the physician to perform a specific medical procedure.
Mobile Radiographic/Fluoroscopic Unit (1)
Mobile Radiographic/Fluoroscopic Unit
Radiographic/fluoroscopic unit typically includes two wheeled carts, one supporting the C-arm and the control console and the other holding display monitors and image processing and recording devices.
Cricothyrotomy Kit (1)
Cricothyrotomy Kit
Prepackaged collection of surgical instruments and supplies needed to cut through the skin and the cricoid and thyroid cartilages.
Ear Canal Irrigator (1)
Ear Canal Irrigator
Irrigator that administers sterile solutions into the ear canal.
Nasal Irrigator (1)
Nasal Irrigator
Irrigator for automated or semiautomated irrigation and cleaning of tissue and/or particles from the nose and/or the nasal sinuses.
Tracheal Tube Stylet (1)
Tracheal Tube Stylet
Device that gives stability to a tracheal tube during intubation procedures.
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.
Staple Remover (1)
Staple Remover
Handheld instrument to extract skin staples.
Tracheal Tube Introducers (1)
Tracheal Tube Introducers
The Introducer is designed to assist with tube placement during difficult intubations.
Tracheostomy Tube Adapter (1)
Tracheostomy Tube Adapter
An adapter which is fitted between the valve and the tracheostomy tube.
Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Training Manikin (1)
Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Training Manikin
Training manikin that used in life-saving treatment training, such as cardiopulmonary resuscitation, rescue breathing, and choking first-aid.
Positive Expiratory Pressure Airway Clearance Unit (1)
Positive Expiratory Pressure Airway Clearance Unit
Airway clearance unit that produces positive airway pressure in the airways as the patient exhales through a resistance.
Gastric Aspirator (1)
Gastric Aspirator
Aspirator that removes gastric secretions and toxic solutions from the stomach through intermittent vacuum suction.
Multiparameter Patient Monitor (1)
Multiparameter Patient Monitor
Bedside physiologic monitor that is customized to use one or more individual and/or multiparameter physiologic monitor modules.
Pulse Oximeter Probe (1)
Pulse Oximeter Probe
Probe for use with a pulse oximeter to calculate the oxygen saturation of hemoglobin according to the light absorbance of a patient's arterial blood.
Knife Holder (1)
Knife Holder
Device that holds surgical knives in operative procedures.
Tissue Forceps (1)
Tissue Forceps
Forceps without teeth or with one or more small teeth at the end of each blade, designed for handling tissues with minimal trauma during surgery.