Commonly Used Medical Supplies In Hospitals

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Ordinary Syringe

Ordinary Syringe
Ordinary Syringe

Disposable syringes are made of polymer polypropylene materials, divided into three-part and two-part types. The three-part type structure is composed of three pieces of core rod, rubber stopper, outer cover, injection needle, and outer packaging. The two-part type structure is composed of a core rod, a jacket, an injection needle, and an outer package. Some syringes have a screw port design and use double threads to fix the needle.

Auto Disable Syringe

Auto Disable Syringe
Auto Disable Syringe

The Auto disable syringe is a disposable syringe product that can prevent repeated use after use. After the injection is completed, manual or mechanical force is required to prevent the push rod from being drawn out of the barrel to achieve self-locking, or the sealing performance of the piston is destroyed, or the plunger of the syringe can be inferred, ultimately achieving the purpose of preventing reuse.

Safe Clip Syringe

Safe Clip Syringe
Safe Clip Syringe

The safe clip syringe consists of a syringe, a needle, and a needle protective cover. When in use, the needle protective sleeve is cut along the parallel direction of the needle, the protective sleeve is pulled away from the needle for injection, and the protective sleeve is reset after the injection, so that the needle no longer hurts people, so as to achieve the purpose of preventing repeated use at one time. After use, its sharp parts are effectively protected, so that accidental injury to medical staff and others can be avoided.

Insulin Syringe

Insulin Syringe
Insulin Syringe

It is a syringe specially used to inject insulin. It consists of a needle cap, an injection needle, a syringe, and a pusher. Usually, this type of syringe is directly marked with a unit (U) on the barrel. Therefore, the doctor asks you to inject several units of insulin, as long as you inject the several units marked on the barrel.

Ordinary Infusion Set

Ordinary Infusion Set
Ordinary Infusion Set

The infusion set is a common medical consumables used for intravenous infusion. Generally, it is composed of eight parts connected by intravenous needle or injection needle, needle cap, infusion tube, medical liquid filter, flow rate regulator, drip pot, cork puncture device, and air filter.

Infusion Set With Y Site

Infusion Set With Y Site
Infusion Set With Y Site

This is based on the ordinary infusion set, plus a medicine port design(Y site).

Infusion Set with Regulator

Infusion Set With Regulator
Infusion Set With Regulator

The adjustable range of this type of infusion device is 5~250ml/h, which can meet the needs of various clinical medications. Clinically, some drugs such as chemotherapy drugs, antihypertensive drugs, somatostatin, etc. can be infused with a constant-rate infusion device for 24 hours to reduce the flow rate error caused by the change of the liquid level and the patient’s position. Ensure the therapeutic purpose of effective intravenous infusion, and reduce the workload of nurses who constantly adjust the flow rate of the liquid medicine.

Light Resistance Infusion Set

Light Resistance Infusion Set
Light Resistance Infusion Set

The light resistance infusion set is made of medical light-proof materials. Due to the particularity of the chemical structure of some drugs in the clinic, they can undergo ring splitting, rearrangement, hydrolysis, and polymerization during the instillation process; more complex reactions such as oxidation and isomerization can lead to discoloration and precipitation of the drug. The potency drops, and even toxic substances are produced, which bring harm to human health. Therefore, these drugs should be protected from light during the infusion process and use a light resistance infusion set.

Burette Infusion Set

Burette Infusion Set
Burette Infusion Set

This infusion device is suitable for the quantitative delivery of liquid medicine to infants, children, and patients with special diseases, especially infant patients or patients with heart and kidney failure, and patients who require small doses, multiple drugs, and short-time-interval infusions.

Blood Transfusion Set

Blood Transfusion Set
Blood Transfusion Set

This is a special type of infusion set, which is mainly used to transport blood. It is made of medical-grade polyvinyl chloride with a protective sleeve, puncture device, blood, and blood product filter, dropper, dropper, dropper with soft outlet A medical device composed of fittings such as tubes, flow regulators, plug-in conical connectors, stop fluid injection parts, etc., is used to save patients with hemorrhage or for blood transfusion during surgery. It can be discarded after use to avoid cross-infection and ensure safe use.

Syringe Needle

Syringe Needle
Syringe Needle

It is the needle connected to the syringe. It consists of three parts: needle tip, needle stem, and needle plug. The size is generally represented by G, but it is worth noting that the larger the value of G, the thinner the needle is, not the thicker it is.

Scalp Vein Set

Scalp Vein Set
Scalp Vein Set

It is composed of a protective sleeve, a needle tube, a needle handle, a tube, and a needle seat, and is used for a disposable infusion set.

Intravenous Indwelling Needle

Intravenous Indwelling Needle
Intravenous Indwelling Needle

The intravenous indwelling needle is also called I.V. cannula. The core components include a flexible catheter or cannula that can be placed in a blood vessel and a stainless steel puncture guide needle core. When in use, the catheter and the needle core are punctured into the blood vessel together. When the catheter is fully inserted into the blood vessel, the needle core is withdrawn, and only the soft catheter is left in the blood vessel for infusion therapy.

Heparin Cap

Heparin Cap
Heparin Cap

The disposable heparin cap is a matching connector for indwelling needles, infusion sets, and other products, and is used for infusion of liquid medicine into the pipeline. It can also be used to inject heparin solution in connection with a venous indwelling needle for anticoagulation. As an auxiliary medical device, it mainly provides channels and injection ports for infusion.

Intravenous Indwelling Needle And Heparin Cap

3-Way Stopcock

3 Way Stopcock
3 Way Stopcock

Medical three-way stopcock: consists of a three-way valve bracket, a three-way valve valve, a locking ring, a protective cap, and a locking cap. A one-way valve is connected to the upper and side ends of the three-way pipe, and the upper end of the three-way pipe is made of The one-way valve lower cover and the side end of the three-way tube are provided with a one-way valve upper valve cover, and the elastic plug is connected to the lower end. Used to switch channels during infusion or pressure monitoring.

Disposable Tourniquet

Disposable Tourniquet
Disposable Tourniquet

Disposable tourniquets are generally made of natural rubber or special rubber, and now they are also made of polymer material TPE. It is suitable for medical institutions in the routine treatment and treatment of fluid infusion, blood drawing, blood transfusion, and one-time use for hemostasis, or emergency hemostasis like bleeding from limbs or be bit by snakes and insects in the field.

Vacuum Blood Collection Tube

Vacuum Blood Collection Tube
Vacuum Blood Collection Tube

A vacuum blood collection tube is a kind of negative pressure vacuum glass tube or plastic tube that can realize quantitative blood collection. When using it, one end of the blood sampling needle is inserted into the human vein and the other end is inserted into the rubber plug of the vacuum blood collection tube. The human venous blood is drawn into the blood sample container through the blood sampling needle under the action of negative pressure inside the vacuum blood collection tube. Under one venous puncture, several tubes can be collected without leakage.

Ordinary Serum Tube(Red Cap): This blood collection tube does not contain additives, does not contain anticoagulation, accelerator components, and only has a vacuum. Used for routine serum biochemistry, blood bank, and serology related tests, various biochemical and immunological tests, such as syphilis, hepatitis B quantitative, etc.

Quick Serum Tube(Orange Cap): There is a coagulant in the blood collection tube to accelerate the coagulation process. The rapid serum tube can coagulate the collected blood within 5 minutes. It is suitable for a series of emergency serum tests. It is the most commonly used procoagulant test tube for daily biochemistry, immunity, serum, hormones, etc.

Inert Separation Gel Accelerating Tube(Yellow Cap): Inert separating gel and coagulant are added in the blood collection tube. The specimen remained stable within 48 hours after centrifugation. The coagulant can quickly activate the coagulation mechanism and accelerate the coagulation process. The type of specimen preparation is serum, which is suitable for emergency serum biochemical and pharmacokinetic tests.

Sodium Citrate ESR Test Tube(Black Cap): The concentration of sodium citrate required by the erythrocyte sedimentation rate test is 3.2% (equivalent to 0.109mol/L), and the ratio of anticoagulant to blood is 1:4. Contain 3.8% sodium citrate 0.4mL, draw blood to 2.0ml, this is a special test tube for red blood cell sedimentation rate.

Sodium Citrate Coagulation Test Tube(Blue Cap): Sodium citrate plays an anticoagulant effect mainly by chelating with calcium ions in blood samples. Suitable for coagulation experiments, PT, APTT, coagulation factor inspection.

Heparin Anticoagulation Tube(Green Cap): There is heparin in the blood collection tube. Heparin directly has the effect of antithrombin, which can prolong the clotting time of the specimen. Used for emergency department and most biochemical experiments, such as liver function, kidney function, blood lipid, blood sugar, etc. It is suitable for red blood cell fragility tests, blood gas analysis, hematocrit test, erythrocyte sedimentation rate, and general biochemical determination. But it is not suitable for blood coagulation tests.

Plasma Separator Tube(Green Cap): Adding lithium heparin anticoagulant into the inert separation hose can achieve the purpose of rapid plasma separation. It is the best choice for electrolyte testing. It can also be used for routine plasma biochemical testing and emergency plasma biochemical testing such as ICU. Used in the emergency department and most biochemical experiments, such as liver function, kidney function, blood lipid, blood sugar, etc.

Potassium Oxalate/Sodium Fluoride(Gray Cap): Sodium fluoride is a weak anticoagulant. It is usually used in combination with potassium oxalate or sodium fluoride. The ratio is 1 part of sodium fluoride and 3 parts of potassium oxalate. 4mg of this mixture can prevent 1ml of blood from coagulation and inhibit glycolysis within 23 days. It is generally used for blood glucose testing.

EDTA  Anticoagulation Tube(Purple Cap): Ethylenediaminetetraacetic acid (EDTA) and its salt are amino polycarboxylic acids, suitable for general hematology tests, and test tubes for blood routine, glycosylated hemoglobin, and blood typing.

Urinary Catheter

A urinary catheter is a tube inserted into the bladder through the urethra to drain urine. A tube made of natural rubber, silicone rubber, or polyvinyl chloride (PVC) can be inserted into the bladder through the urethra to drain urine out. After the catheter is inserted into the bladder, there is a balloon near the tip of the catheter to fix the catheter. The tube stays in the bladder and is not easy to come out, and another side drainage tube is connected to the urine bag to collect urine.

The main types of urinary catheters are:

One Way Urinary Catheter
One Way Urinary Catheter

One way urinary catheter. Usually, there is no balloon, only one channel, difficult to fix, and short indwelling time.

Two Way Urinary Catheter
Two Way Urinary Catheter

Two-way urinary catheter. There are two lumens, one is the water injection hole and the other is the liquid outlet. Can be fixed, mainly used for indwelling catheterization.

Three Way Urinary Catheter
Three Way Urinary Catheter

Three-way urinary catheter. There are three cavities, one for water injection cavity, one for medicine another for injection cavity, and drainage cavity. Mainly used for short-term indwelling urinary catheterization, intravesical drug drip, irrigation, drainage, etc.

Nasal Oxygen Cannula

Nasal Oxygen Cannula
Nasal Oxygen Cannula

Nasal oxygen tube is to place the opening of the nasal oxygen tube in the nostril. The air outlet of the nasal oxygen tube is smaller than the nostril. There is a gap around the exit, which can breathe air while inhaling oxygen. This gap is also used to exhale, more comfortably. The nasal oxygen tube is equipped with an oxygen supply system for the human body to inhale oxygen. The nasal oxygen tube is composed of nasal congestion, front catheter, rear catheter, three-way connector, and horn connector. According to the shape of nasal congestion, it can be divided into two types: single nose and double nose. According to the size of nasal congestion have three specifications: large, medium, and small. The use of the nasal oxygen tube is to connect the horn connector to the oxygen supply system equipped with a humidification bottle interface, put the nasal plug end on the patient’s head and insert the nasal plug into the patient’s nostrils, and then adjust the amount of oxygen output from the oxygen humidification bottle to inhaled oxygen.

Suction Catheter

Suction Catheter
Suction Catheter

The disposable suction catheter is made of medical polymer materials, composed of a catheter and a joint, and is a sterile product used for clinically extracting sputum or secretions in the trachea. A disposable suction catheter is divided into 6 models according to different tube diameters, they are F4, F6, F8, F10, F12, F16.

Stomach Tube

Stomach Tube
Stomach Tube

The function of a disposable stomach tube is mainly used to extract gastric juice, or prepare the enteral nutrient solution, and inject it into the stomach to provide patients with daily food and nutrition.

Anal Tube

Disposable anal tube, made of medical polymer materials, used for anal exhaust, enema, etc.

Mucus Extractor

Mucus Extractor
Mucus Extractor

Disposable mucus extractor is generally composed of a night storage bottle, a suction tube, a negative pressure tube, a joint, a bottle cap, etc., for clinical sputum suction.

Chest Drainage Bottle

Chest Drainage Bottle
Chest Drainage Bottle

The role of chest drainage bottle:

1. Airtight, through the surface of the drainage bottle to prevent air from entering the chest cavity and causing pneumothorax or pneumothorax aggravation;

2. Drainage can drain the pleural effusion or gas in the chest cavity out of the body;

3. Prevent the mediastinum from swinging, making the bilateral thoracic pressure equal through the fluctuation of the water column of the drainage bottle, avoid causing the mediastinum to swing and affect the breathing and circulation function;

4. Maintain negative pressure in the pleural cavity;

5. It is easy to observe. Through the fluctuation of the water column, the patency of the drainage tube can be observed, such as the drainage of pleural effusion, the color and volume of the pleural effusion can be observed, if the pneumothorax is drained, the drainage bottle can be used to observe whether there is air bubble overflow and understand the lungs air leak.

Closed Wound Drainage System

Closed Wound Drainage System
Closed Wound Drainage System

The closed wound drainage system is to produce the negative pressure state of its suction head through a certain method, suck out the liquid in the wound with the help of negative pressure, effectively prevent the waste liquid from accumulating and at the same time form internal fixation to the body cavity, and accelerate the wound healing time. The closed wound drainage system is suitable for clinical departments, mainly used for medical drainage, sputum discharge, blood discharge, and secretion, etc.

Oxygen Mask

Oxygen Mask
Oxygen Mask

An oxygen mask is a device that transfers oxygen from a storage tank to the lungs of the human body for auxiliary treatment. Common oxygen masks are mainly composed of nose clips, masks, elastic bands, mask connectors, oxygen tubes, and conical connectors.

Non-rebreather Mask

Non-Rebreather Mask
Non Rebreather Mask

The non-rebreather mask is composed of an oxygen bag, oxygen bag connector, conversion connector, side hole, mask, nose clip, elastic band, conical connector, oxygen tube, conical connector, mask connector, etc. This kind of mask does not take in inhalation and exhalation. One channel so that the exhaled air will not be inhaled repeatedly. Traditional oxygen masks always have part of the exhaled air which is re-inhaled, because the exhaled air contains relatively high carbon dioxide. After this part of the gas is repeatedly inhaled, it will dilute the inhaled oxygen.

Nebulizer Mask

Nebulizer Mask
Nebulizer Mask

It is suitable for spraying the treatment of respiratory diseases. It is mainly composed of nose clips, face mask, conversion joint, elastic band, atomization tank, cone joint, oxygen tube, cone joint, etc.

Venturi Oxygen Mask

Venturi Oxygen Mask
Venturi Oxygen Mask

The Venturi mask is made according to the Venturi principle, when oxygen enters the mask through a narrow channel, negative pressure is generated around the jet flow, and a certain amount of air flows into the mask from the open edge, and the size of the side seam of the mask changes the air and the ratio to oxygen. Because the airflow injected into the mask is greater than the maximum flow rate and tidal volume of the patient during inhalation, the oxygen concentration is constant. As the high flow rate of the gas continuously flushes the inside of the mask, it is difficult for the exhaled breath to stay in the mask, so there is basically no repeated breathing. Treatment of patients with hypoxemia and hypercapnia.

Manual Resuscitator

Manual Resuscitator
Manual Resuscitator

Manual resuscitator consists of a mask, a one-way valve, a ball, and an oxygen storage valve. It is generally used in emergency cardiopulmonary resuscitation, respiratory muscle paralysis caused by nerve and muscle diseases, and various large-scale operations.

Anesthesia Mask

Anesthesia Mask
Anesthesia Mask

The anesthesia mask consists of a fixed ring (only for adults), a mask body (including interfaces), an air bag, and a one-way valve. The function is to connect with the anesthesia breathing circuit through the connector on the anesthesia mask, the anesthesia breathing circuit is connected with the anesthesia breathing machine or the oxygen supply equipment, covering the cushion of the gas to the patient’s mouth and nose, and the connection forms a pathway for fresh oxygen gas, delivery to the patient’s respiratory tract.

Laryngeal Mask

Laryngeal Mask
Laryngeal Mask

The laryngeal mask is composed of a ventilation tube and a ventilation mask. The ventilation catheter is similar to the ordinary trachea. It is made of silicone. It has an opening at one end that can be connected to an anesthesia machine or ventilator. The other end is a ventilating mask. The ventilating mask forms an airway in the throat. The ventilating mask is oval and made of soft rubber, the periphery is raised, and the inside is a cavity. At the junction of the ventilation catheter and the ventilation mask, the slope of the catheter cavity is 30°, and the black line behind the ventilation catheter helps to identify the distortion of the catheter. At the upper part of the entrance of the ventilation tube into the ventilation mask, there are two vertical fences to form several longitudinal slits to prevent the epiglottis from blocking the lumen. The proximal end of the ventilation mask is connected with the gas injection pipe, and the gas can be expanded by injecting gas inward through the gas injection pipe. Used in general anesthesia to establish a safe airway.

Round Cap, Clip Cap, Net Cap, Doctor Cap

These are all common disposable medical caps, which are medical supplies used in clinical health care in medical systems, and are used for general isolation in outpatient clinics, wards, and laboratories of medical institutions.

Disposable Gloves

Disposable gloves are a common medical consumable, it has the following conventional classifications:

Disposable Gloves
Disposable Gloves

1. Surgery or Examination.

According to the different environments in which medical gloves are used, general disposable medical gloves can be divided into two categories: surgical gloves and examination gloves. Surgical gloves refer to the gloves worn by medical staff during surgery, while examination gloves are the gloves used by medical staff for diagnosis, treatment, and surface inspection of patients. Relatively speaking, the sanitary requirements of surgical gloves will be more stringent than examination gloves, requiring sterilization and independent packaging.

2. With or Without Powder

According to whether the gloves contain powder, medical gloves can be divided into powdered medical gloves and powder-free medical gloves. The powder in the gloves is to increase the handgrip of the medical staff so that they can still hold the medical tools firmly in the slippery operating environment, without slipping and other errors.

However, some people are allergic to powdered, and the powder sometimes affects the diagnosis and treatment results. From the perspective of professionalism and safety, it is more appropriate for medical staff to choose powder-free gloves.

3. Sterile or Non-sterile

Disposable gloves worn by medical staff during surgery have higher requirements and must be safe, hygienic, and healthy. Otherwise, direct contact with the patient’s body is prone to adverse effects. Therefore, sterilized medical surgical gloves must be used. In other cases, medical gloves can be non-sterile.

4. Nitrile or Latex

According to the material of medical gloves, there are nitrile gloves and latex gloves. Latex gloves were first used in the medical field, but because some people are allergic to latex proteins in a latex glove, medical nitrile gloves are now used in some medical fields.

Medical Protective Clothing

Medical Protective Clothing
Medical Protective Clothing

Medical protective clothing refers to the protective clothing used by medical staff (doctors, nurses, public health personnel, cleaning staff, etc.) and people entering specific medical and health areas (such as patients, hospital visitors, people entering infected areas, etc.). Its function is to isolate germs, harmful ultrafine dust, acid and alkaline solutions, electromagnetic radiation, etc., to ensure the safety of personnel and keep the environment clean.

According to the purpose and use occasions can be divided into daily work clothes, surgical clothes, isolation gowns, and protective clothing:

Daily work clothes are the coats worn by medical staff in their daily work, also known as white coats;

Surgical gown refers to specially designed clothing worn in the operating room;

Isolation clothing is the clothing worn by medical staff when they come in contact with patients, or when family members visit patients;

Protective clothing is the clothing worn by people who enter special areas such as medical emergency, infectious disease area, electromagnetic radiation area, etc.

Disposable Mask

Disposable Mask
Disposable Mask

Medical masks are generally made of one or more layers of non-woven fabrics. They are medical protective products that can resist liquids, filter particles, and bacteria. Medical masks are generally divided into three categories, they are disposable medical masks, medical-surgical masks, and medical protective masks:

1. Disposable medical masks

Disposable medical masks are generally used in ordinary medical environments and do not have too many requirements for adhesion and blood isolation. Common disposable medical masks are divided into two types: ear strap type and lace type. In appearance, they are similar to medical surgical masks.

2. Medical-surgical masks

Medical-surgical masks are generally used in environments with body fluids and blood splashes, such as hospital operating rooms. This type of mask can effectively isolate blood and body fluids and prevent blood and body fluids from passing through the mask to infect the wearer.

3. Medical protective masks

Medical protective masks are generally used in environments with respiratory infectious diseases. They can filter particles in the air and block pollutants such as droplets, blood, body fluids, and secretions. The filtration efficiency of non-oily particles can reach more than 95%. An adhesive self-priming filter type medical protective equipment.

Absorbent Cotton

Absorbent Cotton
Absorbent Cotton

Medical absorbent cotton is the main sanitary material used in the medical industry for wound dressing, protection, cleaning and other purposes. It is also a medical device product that directly contacts the wound. Compared with ordinary cotton, it removes the non-absorbent lipids on the surface of cotton, and enhances the absorption of liquid medicine and body fluids by cotton.

Cotton Swab

Disposable medical cotton swabs are made of medical absorbent cotton and natural birch wood. They are mainly used to disinfect patients’ skin, treat wounds, and apply medicine.

Medical Gauze

Medical Gauze
Medical Gauze

Gauze is a cotton fabric with sparse warp and weft. It belongs to the raw material of textiles and is a kind of cloth. Generally speaking, medical gauze is also called degreased gauze, which can be used clinically for the drainage of incisions, plugging leaks, and covering wounds after surgery, which are beneficial to the repair of body tissues. Therefore, it is widely used in clinical practice.

Bandage

Bandage
Bandage

Bandages are gauze bands used to wrap wounds or affected areas and are common medical supplies. The simplest one is the single-shed belt, which is made of gauze or cotton and is suitable for the limbs, head, chest, and abdomen. Double bandages are bandages of various shapes made according to parts and shapes. The material is a double-layer cotton cloth, which can be sandwiched between different thicknesses of cotton. There are cloth strips around it for knotting and fixing. Chest bandage, abdominal bandage, etc. Special bandages are mostly used for fixing the limbs and joints.

Medical Tape

Medical Tape
Medical Tape

Medical tape is a common medical consumable, often used to bandage wounds. According to the material, it can be divided into four categories:

Non-woven tape: very low irritation, no tingling sensation when torn off, it feels lighter and breathable. But the disadvantage is that the strength is relatively low and it is not waterproof.

PE tape: at the expense of certain permeability in exchange for higher strength, there is a certain degree of waterproofness, but the irritation of tearing off is relatively obvious.

Zinc oxide tape: zinc oxide is not the material of the tape itself, the tape material itself is pure cotton, and zinc oxide is the coating impregnated on the tape. This kind of tape has the highest strength and the strongest water resistance, and the irritation to tear off is similar to that of PE tape.

Silk tape: strong adhesion, low sensitization, no residual glue, no damage to the skin, strong air permeability, and easy to tear off.

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