The healthcare industry has a very wide and varied range of equipment required to be provided, including some basic but essential equipment such as the wheelchair. Philippine Medical Supplies are a medical supplies and equipment specialist, offering a range of products on their website.
Anyone who has had to visit a hospital, clinic or any other type of medical facility, will almost certainly have seen wheelchairs in common use. These wheelchairs are used to transfer patients within the facility, or for patients who have mobility issues that prevent them from walking themselves. These wheelchairs come in a range of sizes depending on patient’s needs and requirements. They can be lightweight styles for use in specific situations, and these are particularly beneficial for patients and carers who may have limitations when handling standard wheelchairs.
In addition to having both lightweight and standard models, wheelchairs can also come with in-built commodes. Also, some models are available which can recline, and these reclining wheelchairs are often more comfortable for patients spending prolonged periods of time in them. They sometimes have a commode built in to provide maximum comfort and convenience.
As well as wheelchair commodes, there are also available standard commode chairs. These chairs provide patients, and other users, with a degree of independence in terms of taking care of their basic toilet needs. These types of chairs come with a commode installed either under a cushion, or without a cushion. In addition, some have wheels for greater portability. Phil Medical Supplies have all of these types available.
Walker and Rollator
For the elderly, or those who have mobility issues that prevent them from walking unaided, a walker is a piece of equipment that can help users gain much greater independence by enabling them to get around by themselves. These walkers are available in a variety of designs dependent on the requirements of users. They even come with seats to provide an added level of flexibility and usefulness. To make transportation and storage more convenient, some models can be folded. A variation on the walker design is the rollator. This special type of walker has front wheels to make getting around more convenient for those users who are able to benefit from their function.
One other piece of equipment available at Phil Medical Supplies is bathroom scales. Whilst not confined to being used in healthcare or medical facilities, these are often used to accurately weigh patients and are required for things such as ensuring correct medicine dosages are
administered. Of course, they can also be used in the home to provide accurate weight monitoring.
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Drug Testing Kit
For professionals in the healthcare industry, a drug testing kit will be a familiar item. These kits can be used to identify a wide range of drugs in the body, including both legal and illegal substances. The range of drugs identifiable varies according to individual kit’s specifications, with Phil Medical Supplies supplying two types of kit able to identify multiple drugs and metabolites in the body through a urine test.
Sterilizer and Autoclave
Other very common pieces of medical equipment found in healthcare facilities are a sterilizer and an autoclave. In addition to healthcare professionals, these pieces of equipment can be found in dental practises, beautician shops, tattoo studies and anywhere that requires to clean equipment to avoid transmitting germs from person to person. Both autoclaves and sterilizers perform the same function, to clean equipment, but the process is different. An autoclave uses steam for the sterilizing process, whereas a sterilizer many use a variety of other elements to carry out the sterilization process. Ultimately, the end result is the same , perfectly sterile and safe equipment. Phil Medical Supplies have a range of both types of equipment available.
All medical students will be very familiar with the dissecting set. These sets are used for the dissection of animal and plant organisms. They vary in contents, but often include a variety of tools such as scissors, spatulas, scalpels, different types of needles, forceps, tubes and a ruler.
A vacutainer is a glass tube with a colour coded rubber stopper used to facilitate the collection of blood samples. The rubber stopper creates a vacuum, thereby guaranteeing the integrity of the sample contained within. The colour of the stopper is coded to indicate the blood additive in the sample tube.
A set of bathroom scales is an essential piece of equipment for those looking to lose weight, or those who are simply interested in managing their weight. These scales come in a range of styles and designs, including cartoon designs. They are either mechanical or digital. Both types can be found on Phil Medical Supplies website.
The range of medical supplies and equipment available varies according to specific user requirements, with many items used not only in the healthcare industry but in other types of organisation and even in homes.
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