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Scanning Probe Microscope - Defination, Uses, Types, and Techniques.

What is the Scanning Probe Microscope? A scanning probe microscope (SPM) is a type of microscope that uses a physical probe to scan a surface and create an image. In this type of microscope, a sharp tip is scanned across the surface of a sample in order to measure its topography. The information gathered can be used to create a three-dimensional image...


Portable ECG machine: advantage and disadvantage and How Does a Portable ECG Machine Differ From a Hospital ECG Machine?

What is a Portable ECG machine ? A Portable ecg machine or hospital ecg machine, also known as an electrocardiograph , is a medical device used to record the electrical activity of the heart. With time, Improvements in electronic sensor technology have made it possible for heart wave recordings to be made with portable ecg. This transition towards...


What is Patient Monitors & How does a patient monitor Work?

Patient monitor is a patient monitoring system that is used to measure various physiological parameters of a patient in hospital. Monitors may be used for a variety of purposes, including diagnostics, treatment and patient care. Patient monitor parameters that may be monitored include heart rate, blood pressure, respiratory rate, oxygen saturation and...


Foley catheter sizing

The most common type of indwelling urine drainage system is the Foley catheter. The modern Foley catheter has two lumen tubes, one for urinary drainage and the other for balloon inflation. You can inflate the balloon with air or sterile water. It is inflated after catheterization to assist in keeping the catheter in place. Silicone rubber or Latex...


What You Need to Know About Fundus Photography?

Fundus photography may appear to be the most basic of all the diagnostic imaging techniques available. Fundus photography seeks to duplicate what we see in our funduscopic exam, but it can provide more than simply picture evidence. Fundus photography can assist optometrists deliver high-quality and efficient care to their patients by improving detection,...


Foley catheter care

A Foley catheter is a device that collects urine from your bladder and drains it into a bag. A tiny balloon filled with fluid is used to keep the catheter in place in your bladder. After your surgery, you can be sent home with a Foley catheter. Your catheter will be attached to a leg bag that is attached to your thigh during the day. You can switch to a...


Foley catheterization

A Foley catheter is a small, sterile tube used to drain urine from the bladder. It's also known as an indwelling catheter because it can be retained in the bladder for a long time. The catheter is kept in place by a balloon at the end that is filled with sterile water to prevent it from being removed. The urine drains into a bag through the catheter...


What are the Different Types of Infusion Pump ?

Infusion pumps are medical devices that help deliver medications, fluids and other treatments to patients. These pumps come in a compact size, and can be used for a variety of purposes. There are several types of infusion pumps available on the market today, each with its own specific features and benefits. Here we are going to discuss different types...


Goldmann and Perkin Tonometer- An Overview

What is Tonometer & what is it used for?  A tonometer is a medical device that is used to measure the intraocular pressure (IOP) of a patient's eye. The device typically consists of a small probe that is inserted into the patient's eye, and a handheld unit that displays the measured pressure. The probe uses the applanation tonometer which is a...


How Do Different Types of Tonometer Work?

Tonometry is a diagnostic procedure in which the pressure inside your eye is detected using a Tonometer, an equipment designed to assess intraocular pressure. Hence, tonometer is considered as intraocular pressure measuring device. This test can help your doctor  determine whether you're at risk for glaucoma. Glaucoma is a serious eye disease that can...

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