Given the ongoing crisis triggered by COVID-19, medical emergencies can knock your door at any time. So, it is important to keep a few medical devices within your reach at home.
Here’s a list of all the important medical devices that one must have at home:
1. Contactless IR Thermometer
Thanks to a plethora of benefits, infrared thermometers are gaining popularity nowadays as you can measure body temperature without bringing the device in contact. As a result, the chances of infection and communicable diseases automatically get reduced.
It is easy to use, clean, and disinfect. It not only measures temperature and displays a reading rapidly but also provides the ability to retake a temperature in a quick manner.
2. Portable Personal ECG Monitor
Portable Personal ECG (Electrocardiography) Monitor is suitable particularly for those who are under the potential threat of cardiovascular (heart) disease.
Regular and frequent supervision of your heart is important to recognize the risk factors in early-stage and respond accordingly. The stored data might also be useful for clinical ECG examination.
For the uninitiated, ECG is the process of recording the electrical activity of the heart over a period of time.
3. Automatic Electronic BP Monitor
Checking your blood pressure (BP) at home is indispensable to prevent heart disease and strokes.
Able to deliver accurate measurement with comfort and ease of use, this device has been designed to measure the blood pressure and pulse rate in an uncomplicated manner.
Even you can retake measurement when an error is detected owing to the movement of the body during measurement.
4. Fingertip Pulse Oximeter
If one of your family members wants to monitor the oxygen level in the blood precisely, you can do it by attaching pulse oximeters to your fingertips. And because it is a painless tool, it can easily be used by anyone.
Using Fingertip Pulse Oximeter, you can measure oxygen saturation and pulse rate easily at the comfort of your own home.
Just simply place the finger onto the sensor, the required metrics will be displayed on the screen in no time.
Monitoring diabetes is easy when you have a glucometer at your home. You do not have to wait to get the testing done. Plus, this hand-held portable device cuts off the cost of visiting hospitals.
6. Medical Alert Systems
Medical alert systems let you summon help any time of day or night. All you need to do is press your medical alert button, worn on a or pendant or wristband and a trained specialist will make sure you get the help you need as fast as possible.
So feel safe and secure with round-the-clock monitoring!
7. Pain Relief Devices
Several pain-relief devices are available in the market, including hot pads, massagers, and so on. Such devices can relieve anxiety, headaches, insomnia related to stress, soft tissue strains or injuries and sports injuries etc.