This quizlet is designed to help you quickly and easily answer some common medical instrument questions.
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What is a medical instrument?
A medical instrument is a device used to diagnose and treat conditions.
The purpose of a medical device is to treat a person or thing.
A medical device may include a device that is used to treat someone or something, such as an inhaler or an injector.
What are the types of medical instruments and devices?
There are three types of devices: anesthetics (such as the anesthetic gas cannula), instruments that are used for diagnosing and treating conditions, and devices that are non-invasive.
Anesthetics Anesthetised Devices – Anesthetic devices are usually made of plastic, but can be made of any substance.
Examples of anesthetisers include the Anaconda, Anacord, and Cephalotex.
Anesthetic gas – Anesthesia gas cannulas, which are made of a small metal needle, are used to administer anesthetic.
Anesthesia is often given as a single injection or as a series of injections.
The needle used to deliver the anaesthetic is positioned close to the skin.
The anaesthetic causes a pain in the arm or leg.
This pain can last for a short time, but the pain can be relieved if the anaesthetiser is removed.
An overdose of anesthetic causes the arm to shake.
If the anaesthesia is stopped before the dose has finished being administered, the person will have to be put on a stretcher and then placed on a bed.
Other devices include the Aventis and Parastigmat.
Instruments that are Non-invasively used to Diagnose and Treat Conditions – Other types of instruments, such for example, CT scans, are noninvasive.
These instruments can be used to measure changes in a patient’s body temperature, pressure, pulse rate, and so on.
They can also be used for testing and diagnosis.
Non-surgical instruments – These include a computer, a laser pointer, and a digital camera.
These devices may also be placed under a person’s skin or under the skin of a person who is not breathing.
They are nonfatal and may not cause death.
Nonfatal Non-Surgical Instruments – These are not usually lethal.
However, they can cause some pain or discomfort.
A laser pointer is an extremely sensitive light-emitting device that has a focal point, which is a point of light that emits a beam of light.
This beam can be aimed at a target and can travel much further than the diameter of the eye.
For this reason, laser pointers are commonly used to test the health of people with conditions such as diabetes and certain cancers.
The use of lasers is regulated by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and is not covered by insurance.
Other non-surgically used instruments include: a medical scanner, which scans blood or other bodily fluids for biomarkers of disease; and a medical camera, which captures images of a patient to help the medical team identify problems.
The medical device you are trying to learn about is not included.
Where can I find information on medical instruments?
There is a lot of information on the internet, and this quizlet provides a quick way to get started.
If your medical question has already been answered in a medical guide or medical journal, you can find that information at your local library, and in the search bar at the top of the page.
What if I have a question that is not answered on the medical device quizlet?
You can find more information about this by searching the questions on the Medical Instrument Knowledge Center website, which has more information on this topic.
If a question does not appear on the answers page, the Medical Information Officer (MIO) will be happy to help.
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If there are no answers from our team, you should contact the manufacturer of the device to find out more information.
How can I learn more about medical instruments in Ireland?
We are happy to answer questions on this page about medical devices in Ireland.
If that is the case, you might want to check out our articles on the International Health Regulations, the EU-wide Medical Device Directive, and the Health Products Regulation.