Medical equipment

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Medical equipment

Medical equipment (also known as armamentarium[1]) is designed to aid in the diagnosis, monitoring or treatment of medical conditions.

Types[edit]

There are several basic types:

A biomedical equipment technician (BMET) is a vital component of the healthcare delivery system. Employed primarily by hospitals, BMETs are the people responsible for maintaining a facility's medical equipment. BMET mainly act as an interface between doctor and equipment.

Safety standards[edit]

Main article: Safety standards

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "ar·ma·men·tar·i·um". www.thefreedictionary.com. Retrieved 14 November 2013.