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Medical Electronics Equipment classification

This page describes Medical Electronics Equipment classification. It mentions semiconductor components used in medical electronics equipment.

Following table-1 mentions types or classification of medical electronics equipment.


Medical Electronics Equipment Description
Imaging Equipment used to measure recording data for diagnostic applications
Examples:
• Ultrasound scan
• X-ray,
• MRI,
• CT scan,
• Pulmonary function test,
• Gama camera,
• Holter recorder,
• Cath lab,
• echo colour droppler, etc.
Patient Monitoring system These medical devices measure vital signs of patients and display data as needed.
Examples:
• Electro-cardiogram
• Bedside Monitors
• EEG, ENG, etc.
Therapeutic These are equipments or implants which are used for treatment of any ailments.
Examples:
• Ventilator
• Infusion pump
• Syringe pump
• Sleep Lab
• Dialysis Equipment
• Diathermy
• Continual replay replacement therapy
• Heart-lung machine
• Anti-coagulation timer etc.
Handheld home-care products These devices are used for personal health monitoring
Examples:
• Digital Thermometer
• Glucometer etc.

Semiconductor components used in Medical Electronics Equipment

Following table-2 mentions semiconductor components used in the development of medical electronics equipments.


Equipment or Product Description
Medical Imaging products These products use semiconductor components e.g. microprocessors, microcontrollers, amplifiers, DSPs, ASICs, FPGAs, DACs, ADCs etc.
Patient Monitoring systems These systems utilize components such as sensors, microcontrollers, zigbee modules, ASICs, amplifiers, rectifiers, EEPROMs, controllers etc.
Infusion Pumps It uses regulators, transistors, microcontrollers, rectifiers, amplifiers, comparators, sensors etc.
Digital Hearing Aids It uses EEPROMs, accelerometers, EEPROMs, microcontrollers, amplifiers, comparators, audio processor ICs, ASICs etc.

Medical Equipments | Test and Measurement World

Following links on Test and Measurement World Website mentions Bio-Medical Devices and Medical Equipments.
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