Home Care - Medical Devices in South Africa

Medical Equipment Categories
Diaper (14)
Diaper
Absorbent pad worn by adults as underpants or pants liners to catch and absorb urine/feces and wicking moisture away from the skin
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.
Walker (11)
Walker
Walkers are intended to facilitate users' ambulation, intended for permanent assistance of disabled patients or for use during rehabilitation. Some are wheeled, other none-wheeled, and some models combine the walker with an integral seat.
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.
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.
Infusion Pump Administration Set (7)
Infusion Pump Administration Set
Primary intravenous delivery set for liquid administration from a bag or bottle through an infusion pump either to a hub catheter or needle at the patient site, or to an extension tube set fixed to the patient site.
Oxygen Concentrator (6)
Oxygen Concentrator
Gas concentrator that raises the percentage of oxygen in a mixture of gases, typically air.
Pipetter (6)
Pipetter
Laboratory device used to transfer programmed volumes of solution from one container to another.
Fetal Monitor (5)
Fetal Monitor
Monitor that measures, records, and/or shows fetal heart rate and uterine contractions.
Cushion (5)
Cushion
Soft pillow or pad for patients to provide pain relief and comfort when sitting, kneeling, or lying down.
Incontinence Pants (5)
Incontinence Pants
Underwear that catches urine in incontinent adults and older children.
Mobility Scooter (5)
Mobility Scooter
A mobility scooter is a motorscooter that helps physically impaired people get around.
Adhesive Tape (5)
Adhesive Tape
Sticking tape made of natural, semi-synthetic or synthetic fibers.
Infusion Pump (4)
Infusion Pump
Infusion pumps for general-purpose liquid delivery.
 (4)

A device used for physiotherapy exercise and rehabilitation.
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.
Infant Scales (4)
Infant Scales
Scales designed to weigh infants that are either mechanical or electronic.
Blood Pressure Cuff (4)
Blood Pressure Cuff
Device that has an inflating and deflating bladder in an inelastic sleeve.
Nerve Stimulator (3)
Nerve Stimulator
Peripheral-nerve electrical stimulator that employs stimuli to a nerve which assesses the suitability of neuromuscular block during surgery and its reversal during the recovery period.
Body Composition Scale (3)
Body Composition Scale
Physiologic analyzers and scales which assess human body fat composition. These devices may determine body composition based on fat / fat free two component methods, or on several component methods.
Cotton & Gauze Products (3)
Cotton & Gauze Products
Absorbent swabs and sponges made of cotton and gauze used to collect small amounts of body fluids such as saliva and blood
Breathing Circuit Adapter (3)
Breathing Circuit Adapter
An adapter attaches a patient's breathing circuit to a ventilator.
Bedside Cabinet (3)
Bedside Cabinet
Cabinet located close the a patient's bed that stores items for the patient uses on a daily basis.
Cane (3)
Cane
A device used by people to facilitate balancing while walking.
Commode, Wheelchair (3)
Commode, Wheelchair
Furniture that incorporates the functionality of a wheelchair and commode.
Eyeglasses (3)
Eyeglasses
Device with two lenses held in a frame sits before the eyes to aid vision.
Household Humidifier (3)
Household Humidifier
A humidifier is a household appliance that increases humidity (moisture) in a single room or in the entire house.
Analgesic Infusion Pump, Patient-Controlled (3)
Analgesic Infusion Pump, Patient-Controlled
Infusion pump that administers a chosen amount of analgesic drug on demand.
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.
Thermometer Probe (3)
Thermometer Probe
The part of the thermometer which enters the body in order to check temperature.
Thermometer (2)
Thermometer
A device that measures temperature or temperature gradient using a variety of different principles.
Bed, Pediatric (2)
Bed, Pediatric
Pediatric beds for intensive care or transport within medical facility.
Patient Hoist (2)
Patient Hoist
Transfer lifts and track-mounted patient lifts.
Laboratory Glucose Analyzer (2)
Laboratory Glucose Analyzer
Laboratory glucose analyzers.
Mist Tent (2)
Mist Tent
Tent that gives a suspension of liquid or solid particles for the patient to breath.
Hospital Beds (2)
Hospital Beds
Various types of Electric and Manual beds, Delivery beds, Pediatric beds and Stretchers.
Pressure Transducer (2)
Pressure Transducer
An electronic device that turns blood pressure into electrical signals that is recorded graphically for monitoring purposes.
ECG Transmitter/Receiver System (2)
ECG Transmitter/Receiver System
System that submits and receives electrocardiographic signals through telephone channels.
Hypodermic Syringe (2)
Hypodermic Syringe
Small-caliber plunger syringe that administers liquids through a hollow needle beneath the skin.
Bedrail (2)
Bedrail
Bar that is mounted to the sides of clinical beds to keep patients secure when sleeping and during transport.
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.
Overbed Light (2)
Overbed Light
A light source hung over the patient's bed to provide illumination.
Bedside Screen (2)
Bedside Screen
Barrier that conceals the bed and offer privacy during medical procedures.
Bedside Stool (2)
Bedside Stool
Upholstered stool with a metallic tubular structure to adjust seating height
Overbed Table (2)
Overbed Table
Table that can be positioned directly over the patient's bed to provide a convenient surface for eating, reading, or writing.
Bedpan (2)
Bedpan
Receptacle for bedridden patients for urine and feces.
Patient Transfer Board (2)
Patient Transfer Board
Board that helps in transfering the patient between two close surfaces.
Bath Chair (2)
Bath Chair
Chair with back and side rests that supports impaired persons or patients with balance problems during a bath.
Syringe Driver (2)
Syringe Driver
A small infusion pump used to gradually deliver small amounts of fluid to a patient or for chemical and biomedical research.
Forceps (2)
Forceps
A handheld, hinged instrument used for grasping and holding objects.
Intravenous Pole (2)
Intravenous Pole
Slender stand to suspend containers of liquid for intravenous delivery to patients.
Basic Labware (2)
Basic Labware
All the glassware and other equipment used in many different types of laboratory, but excluding specialist equipment such as spectrometers
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.
Filtration System (2)
Filtration System
A system that removes particles, gas or liquid from another substance.
Storage Cabinet (2)
Storage Cabinet
Cabinet for storing various products at a healthcare facility.
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
Ultrasonic Cleaning System (1)
Ultrasonic Cleaning System
Ultrasonic cleaning systems for surgical and laboratory instruments.
Alternating Pressure Bed (1)
Alternating Pressure Bed
Bed with electrically controlled inflatable air cushions.
Alternating Pressure Mattress (1)
Alternating Pressure Mattress
Inflatable mattresses designed for pressure relief.
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.
Ultrasound, Portable (1)
Ultrasound, Portable
Portable, small, and lightweight ultrasonic scanning systems of small superficial organs.
Warming Cabinet (1)
Warming Cabinet
Warming devices for blankets and other items.
Feeding Pump (1)
Feeding Pump
Enteral feeding pumps.
Apnea Monitor (1)
Apnea Monitor
Devices which detect breathing stops (apnea).
Patient Warmer (1)
Patient Warmer
A device for warming patients by a warmed airflow or electric pads.
Syringe Pump (1)
Syringe Pump
Intravenous, controlled low-dose infusion pumps.
ECG Scanner (1)
ECG Scanner
Scanners that analyze and display recorded data from ECG holters/recorders.
Manual Wheelchair (1)
Manual Wheelchair
User and/or attendant operated manually propelled wheelchairs.
Scale, Chair (1)
Scale, Chair
Scales designed to weigh patients directly from a chair or wheelchair.
Powered Wheelchair (1)
Powered Wheelchair
Battery-powered wheelchairs for indoor and outdoor use. These electric models are heavier than manual chairs, and are suitable for users with limited upper body strength, or those who can't use self-propelled chairs.
Medical Gas Cylinder (1)
Medical Gas Cylinder
A pressure vessel used to store gases at above atmospheric pressure.
IV Pole (1)
IV Pole
A portable, self supporting pole used for hanging reservoirs and bags for intravenous solutions.
Hearing Aid (1)
Hearing Aid
A miniature device which collects and amplifies audio frequencies, to enable deaf or hard-of-hearing people to hear sounds, voices and music in a rather normal way.
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.
Battery Tester (1)
Battery Tester
Tester that determines the electrical conditions of rechargeable batteries.
Knife/Scalpel Handle (1)
Knife/Scalpel Handle
Surgical instrument handles used to secure and manipulate a compatible cutting or dissecting blade.
Toothbrush (1)
Toothbrush
Toothbrush is used to clean teeth with electrically powered bristles.
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.
Gauze (1)
Gauze
An absorbent swab to collect fluid and keep an injury site clean.
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
Enteral Feeding Pump (1)
Enteral Feeding Pump
Infusion pump for enteral delivery of feeding solutions that give an accurate control of the liquid flow.
Cradle Bed (1)
Cradle Bed
Immobile bed that looks like a baby cradle to protect the patient.
Gas Manifold (1)
Gas Manifold
A Gas manifold is a systematic arrangement of valves, regulators and other gas components for the purpose of delivery gas at a regulated pressure from a portable source.
Bathtub Rail (1)
Bathtub Rail
Safety bar fastened on shower or bathtub walls for patients to hold onto and not slip.
Commode Rail (1)
Commode Rail
Bar fastened to the walls and floor surrounding the commode or attached to the commode itself.
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.
Patient Identification and Security System (1)
Patient Identification and Security System
Identification, tracking, and security system for patient care or staff location within a healthcare facility and to follow entry into and exit from the facility.
Home Care Information System (1)
Home Care Information System
Information system that gives administrative and clinical data regarding the provision and utilization of home healthcare services and facilities.
Laboratory Analyzer (1)
Laboratory Analyzer
Analyzer designed to be used for in vitro analysis in a central clinical laboratory, operated by a qualified technician, and usually permanently located on a workbench or dedicated floor space.
Bassinet (1)
Bassinet
Small bed with low sides especially for very young infants.
Battery Charger (1)
Battery Charger
A device used to put energy into a secondary cell or rechargeable battery by forcing an electric current through it
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.
Aspiration Collector (1)
Aspiration Collector
A container that collects aspirated fluid.
Crib Top (1)
Crib Top
Structure that covers pediatric beds to improve safety.
Tongue Depressor (1)
Tongue Depressor
Depressor presses and moves the tongue in order to view and evaluate the oral cavity.
Infusion Controller (1)
Infusion Controller
Infusion controller monitors the amount and speed with which fluid is infused.
Leg Rest (1)
Leg Rest
Device that supports and makse the legs comfortable while the user is sitting or lying.
Lice Comb (1)
Lice Comb
A plastic or metal comb with very closely placed teeth to catchand remove lice and lice eggs.
Stopcock Manifold (1)
Stopcock Manifold
These manifold gives a simple and reliable way of interfacing more then one fluid or gas lines together through luer fittings.
Physical Therapy Massage Machine (1)
Physical Therapy Massage Machine
A specialised massage machine used in physical therapy.
Mattress System (1)
Mattress System
A mattress system is flexible in order to bend when a bed's positioning is adjusted.
Oxygen-Air Proportioner (1)
Oxygen-Air Proportioner
Device that mixes compressed air and oxygen to reach oxygen concentrations of 21% to 100% at either high- or low-output flows.
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.
Scales (1)
Scales
Patient scales with a horizontal platform that is placed on the floor, a chair for the patient, and a vertical column with measuring, control, and/or display functionality.
Typoscope (1)
Typoscope
Device that helps reading by highlighting the lines of print being read.
Urinal (1)
Urinal
A specialized toilet for urinating into. It has the form of a container or simply a wall, with drainage and automatic or manual flushing
Walker Tray (1)
Walker Tray
Flat board used as walker accessory that is primarily meant to help a patient's activities like eating, writing, or reading
Walker/Chair (1)
Walker/Chair
Device that is a framework that combines a standard walker with a seat.
Positioning Aid (1)
Positioning Aid
A variety of pillows, cushions and restraints used to surround and hold a patient's position for medical and therapeutic purposes.
Tracheostomy Care Kit (1)
Tracheostomy Care Kit
A kit with the necessary equipment to perform a tracheostomy.
Hot Plate (1)
Hot Plate
Tabletop device that heats substances in containers placed on them.
Data Recorder (1)
Data Recorder
Electronic storage recorder for archiving analog or digital electronic data information.
Geriatric Patient Chair (1)
Geriatric Patient Chair
Chair for disabled elderly patients, that is easily washed and has a high back that can be adjusted for upright and tilted positions, as needed for comfort.
Fracture Bedpan (1)
Fracture Bedpan
Receptacle for urine and feces for patients confined to their beds.
Headrest (1)
Headrest
The cushion part of a chair that offers head support during procedures
Artificial Larynx (1)
Artificial Larynx
Speech aid device that creates sounds similar to the normal voice produced by vocal cords during speech.
Breast Aspirator (1)
Breast Aspirator
Aspirator that take milk from the breast of breastfeeding mothers by vacuum suction.
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.
Pediatric Bed (1)
Pediatric Bed
Child cradle fixed bed.
Cutaneous Bilirubinometer (1)
Cutaneous Bilirubinometer
Bilirubinometer that checks the saturation of bilirubin in neonate blood through the skin.
Infant Blanket (1)
Infant Blanket
Blanket of suitable dimensions and material for infants.
Tracheostomy Tube Adapter (1)
Tracheostomy Tube Adapter
An adapter which is fitted between the valve and the tracheostomy tube.
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.
Rehabilitation Chair (1)
Rehabilitation Chair
Chair that helps patients hold a posture that helpful in their rehabilitation and mobilization.
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.
Patient Recovery Chair (1)
Patient Recovery Chair
Chair that keeps patients comfortable and in an orthopedically correct position during prolonged sitting.
Knife Holder (1)
Knife Holder
Device that holds surgical knives in operative procedures.
Mattress (1)
Mattress
Bed mattress that gives a pressure-relief surface to the patient.