Here below are some of the most popular medical equipment you should consider investing for your personal use.
1. Glucometer: A glucometer is a medical device used at homes to help you monitor sugar levels in the blood. They will also help you keep track of it on a regular basis. This will make the doctor’s job easier to prescribe necessary medication or change the prescription as per the results. For insulin dependents, these glucometers have become a necessity to track and keep record of the levels. While using a glucometer, a small drop of blood is obtained by pricking the skin with a lancet and is placed on to a test strip for the meter to analyze the sugar levels in the blood.
2. BP Monitor: A blood pressure monitor is otherwise known as sphygmomanometer is used to measure the blood pressure. These devices consist of an inflatable cuff and manometer to measure the pressure. From using a stethoscope and cuff, technology has advanced to automated machines which help measure both systolic and diastolic blood pressure with high accuracy and immediately. These instruments are a must have to keep track of blood pressure regularly.
3. Nebulizers: Nebulizers are devices used to administer medication that need to be inhaled into lungs. With dramatic rise in respiratory issues in the recent past, nebulizers can be lifesaving instruments to hold on to at homes especially for people suffering from asthma or any pulmonary diseases (COPD). Nebulizers use oxygen or compressed air to break the solution into aerosol droplets that can be inhaled from the device.
4. Weighing Scales: Weighing Scales are devices which help in reading the body weight and can help while tracking a weight loss progress. These scales can be a crucial tool for ones well-being. With analog and digital weighing scales in the market, it is important to understand that both have large differences and choosing the right one depends on ones needs. Many weighing scales these days come with features which can help find body fat percentage and BMI which are extremely important for understanding of what the current condition of your body is at.
5. Pulse Oximeter: is a small, lightweight device used to monitor the amount of oxygen carried in the body. This noninvasive tool attaches painlessly to your fingertip, sending two wavelengths of light through the finger to measure your pulse rate and how much oxygen is in your system.digital)
6.Thermometer: To monitor your fever and body temperature.(mercury or digital)
7.Water heat bags:for pain relief methods
8.Ice packs: for pain relief,muscle injuries and soothing for insect bites
Like your health, these medical equipment’s require some care too. If you already own any, make sure to get them serviced regularly to prevent any possible disruption.