Health topics

Medical devices

 
Weighing scales

Medical devices cover an extremely wide range of products including: syringes, stethoscopes, hip implants, ECG recorders, X-ray equipment, spectacles and dental equipment. In general, a medical device is any product used specifically for health care purposes which is neither a medicine nor a biological product.

A medical device is an instrument, apparatus, or machine used to diagnose, treat, monitor, or alleviate disease or injury. It is also used to prevent disease and compensate for injury.