Type Of Home Medical Equipment

Everything has got easier in today’s world. There was a time when someone had to go to the bank to get his banking done. Today, you request can for a representative to visit your home to get it done. Similarly, there are instances where the patient can stay home with equipment being brought to the house. This cost a lot but staying home with the family is better than alone in the hospital. Not facilities can be brought from the hospital though. Here are some equipment that can be brought home to help the patient.

The Bed

The electric bed used in hospital which has functions to move the bed with a touch of a button can be brought home. The reason why people use this at homes instead of the normal bed is its elevation height and railing. And some beds have an emergency button which the patient can press and also a CPR system when activated with a button.

The Chair

This is not particularly a hospital equipment as there wheelchairs for sale in Adelaide everywhere to be bought by anyone. Wheelchairs are used to help the patient to move around if he is unable to walk. This can be seen as a God given gift when someone can’t do their day to day work.

Gas cylinder

Gas cylinders are kept by the bed side to provide oxygen for patients when they have trouble breathing. It comes along with an oxygen mask as well.

Air purify

Its basic job is to purify the air in the room to make sure no germs or bacteria exist in the room that might affect the patient. Some patient’s health can make them sensitive to dust mite, smoke particles and allergies.

Apnea monitor

It is the monitor that keeps check of the respiratory movements, heart rate and pulse. It is even able to detect lack of oxygen in the blood or measure of slow heart rate.

Infusion pump

This is used to pump fluids in the patient’s body’s circulatory system. This machine enables the nurse to adjust the amount of fluid to be sent to the body and the rate of fluids to be sent per hour. This normally used to infuse saline to the patient.

Walker/ Crutch

This is used for people who have either broken their leg or unable to walk. The elderly who find it difficult to walk uses the walker to support themselves.

Although, these medical equipment can be taken home, most of them are not to be used without the care of a nurse or someone specialized.