As technology raises the bar, medical fields are on demand for resourceful medications and useful treatment protocols that help patients recover from their health issues quite fast. However, with the aid of a few portable devices, modern physicians can make use of such technologies to get quicker and accurate results. The following are the top 10 such amazing portable gadgets for every modern doctor.
1. ULTRASOUND IMAGING DEVICE:
The V-Scan ultrasound device from GE Healthcare fits into your pocket. V-Scan is the first portable ultrasound with two transducers in one probe. The device works to get accurate images of the heart, abdomen, pelvis, and lungs on the go.
2. PULSOMETER CHRONOGRAPH:
Pulsometer Chronograph is a digital watch for doctors to determine a patient’s pulse rate precisely. Start the tachymeter’s timer and count the beats until the hand hits 12. Note down the figure where the hand is pointing out. The chronograph watch has three dials, namely second dial, minute dial, and hour dial.
3. INFRARED THERMOMETER:Infrared Thermometers are useful for pediatric doctors. The thermometers are suitable when a child does not cooperate with the doctor. The laser light from the thermometer’s tip shows the temperature correctly. The right measurement should be above, below, or around the laser, depending on the gadget. If you want the result to be much better, then go for two-laser thermometers that show temperatures between the laser points.
4. SMART GLUCOSE METER:
The Dario all-in-one glucose meter helps you to monitor and measure blood glucose with the help of your smartphone. The glucose meter has 25 disposable test strips with a lancing device. The Dario directly connects with your mobile without any extra adaptor. You can get results within 6 seconds. By placing the patient’s finger over the lancing device and pulling down the slider, you can push the release button and start using it.
5. OURA RING:
Oura Ring tracks your sleep activity with the best accuracy. The wearable device has integral activity sensors. The ring analyzes your sleep patterns by measuring your heart rate, pulse, and body temperature. As the ring is water-resistant up to 100 m, you can wear it even while you are swimming. Oura Ring encourages a healthy lifestyle.
6. PORTABLE BLOOD TEST DEVICE:
NBM 200 Series from Orsense is a portable blood testing gadget. NBM 200 measures and displays all blood parameters, pulse rate value, and oxygen saturation level using a non-invasive method. The device consists of a desktop monitor and a reusable ring-shaped sensor, which has to be positioned on your patient’s finger. You can get measurements within 60 seconds with no requirement for a blood sample. Since there is nothing to dispose of, the device is environment-friendly as well.
7. PORTABLE EKG MONITOR:
AliveCor Kardia Mobile is a portable EKG device to take required cardiac measurements at the correct time. Place two fingers on the wireless sensors, and by syncing the app, it will give you an accurate record within 30 seconds. The monitor works on all Apple, Samsung, and Motorola devices.
8. PORTABLE SANITIZING WAND:
The Portable Sanitizing Wand is from Varilux Clean Wave. The cleaning wand has UV-C light for eliminating 99.9% germs, bacteria, viruses, and mold from hard surfaces. Turn on the device and hold it for 30-60 seconds on the surface to clean it. Varilux’s Sanitizing Wand is convenient for pediatric physicians.
9. DIGITAL STETHOSCOPE:
The Digital Stethoscope is a small but powerful instrument useful for modern doctors. The palm-size stethoscope amplifies to about 100+ times. The doctors can hear the patient’s heartbeat through their smartphones effectively.
10. AV 300 VEIN VIEWING SYSTEM:
Accu Vein AV 300 shows issues such as clumps using its lightweight and compact device. It helps doctors to carry it with them to check the patients on the go. The device does not touch a patient’s body, and thus, there is no need for sterilization or a protective cover