Medical Supplies

Medical supplies are general used to described all the consumable products and equipment used in a medical situation by doctors, nurses, surgeons, gynaecologists, dermatologists, dental practitioners and others medical professionals. Medical supplies include gloves, plasters, medical paper and charts, dental equipment, aprons, bandages, cotton wool, sterile water, tongue depressors, pre-injection wipes, syringes, needles, hand gel, ice packs, cotton rolls, skin swabs and tape. Medical supplies are used in hospitals, doctors’ clinics, dental surgeries and various out-of-hospital situations dealt with by emergency services and military. Some types of medical supplies are commonly used domestically and stored in a first aid kit.

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  1. Aprons and Gloves
    - 6 Suppliers 708 Products

    Aprons and gloves are a type of medical supply equipment used by doctors, nurses, surgeons, gynaecologists, dermatologists, dental practitioners and others medical professionals. They are used to provide hygienic contact between medics and patients and are commonly used in doctors’ clinics, hospitals dental surgeries and various out-of-hospital situations dealt with by emergency services and military.

  2. Bandages
    - 14 Suppliers 238 Products

    A bandage is a type of medical supply that forms part of a dressing or splint. Bandages can also be used alone to provide support, restrict movement, reduce swelling, or slow blood flow. They are used in medical applications by doctors, nurses, physiotherapists, military medics and other medical professionals.

  3. Burn Dressings and Kits
    - 19 Suppliers 144 Products

    In addition to dressings, a burn kit contains supplies to cool, sooth and treat burns and halt the blistering process after skin comes into content with fire, hot water, steam, radiated heat, electricity, chemicals or friction. They are commonly used by medics but are also found in many corporate environments include restaurants and officers where they can be used by First Aiders in the event of an emergency.

  4. Clinical Waste and Sharps Bins
    - 12 Suppliers 372 Products

    Clinical waste and sharp bins are used to dispose of the waste arising from medical, dental, nursing, veterinary, acupunctural, pharmaceutical practice, treatment, research or investigation. Types of clinical waste bins include large capacity clinical waste bins, mini clinical waste bins and clinical waste wheelie bins.

  5. Continence Products
    - 7 Suppliers 414 Products

    Continence products are prescribed by doctors and pharmacists to patients who suffer with particular continence problems. They are available over the counter or on prescription, depending on their function. Such products are used in situations involving bed-wetting, daytime wetting, constipation and soiling.

  6. Eyewash Solutions and Accessories
    - 29 Suppliers 206 Products

    Eyewash solutions are used to wash the eye to combat irritation, burning, itching, stinging or discomfort. They work by removing foreign matter, minimising the effect of air pollutants (such as pollen, ragweed or smog) or chlorinated water. They can be self-administrated or administrated by a doctor, nurse, optician, nurse, ophthalmologist or other medical professionals.

  7. Hand Sanitisers and Cleaners
    - 14 Suppliers 221 Products

  8. Ice Packs
    - 13 Suppliers 47 Products

    Ice packs are used in a type of therapy known as cryotherapy or cold therapy. It is particularly practiced in the treatment of injuries caused in sports where ice can relieve pain, reduce or prevent swelling, cool down tissue temperature and help prevent tissue damage. They are commonly used by nurses, doctors, and physiotherapists.

  9. Needles and Syringes
    - 8 Suppliers 1,305 Products

    Needles are used with a syringe to inject liquid samples into the body, or to extract fluids (particularly blood) out of the body. Both syringes and needles work together, with the needle being the point of contact with the skin and the syringe acting as a pump and plunger that fits within a tube and which can be pushed and pulled to either take in or dispel liquid. They are commonly used to administrate medication, pain relief, treatment and medication.

  10. Plasters, Dressings and Tapes
    - 24 Suppliers 1,072 Products

    Plasters, dressings and tapes are used in hospitals, doctors’ clinics, dental surgeries and various out-of-hospital situations dealt with by the military, first responders and emergency services. Plasters, dressings and tapes are also used domestically and feature heavily in home first-aid kits, as well as corporate.

  11. Scalpels
    - 5 Suppliers 566 Products

    Scalpels are used in the fields or research and medicine, to either dissect, operate or remove stitches. Types of scalpels include disposable or re-usable. In re-usable, the blades are either permanently attached or removable and replaceable. Double edged scalpels are known as lancets. Further types of scalpels include harmonic scalpels, harmonic scalpels, stainless steel, stitch cutters, and glass knives.

  12. Scissors
    - 6 Suppliers 248 Products

    Scissors that are used in the medical industry are called surgical scissors. They are used for cutting bandages, clothing and dressings, dissecting, operating, stitching and many other cutting applications. Users of medical scissors include doctors, doctors, surgeons, first responders, military personal physiotherapists, vets, dermatologists and other medical professionals.

  13. Sutures
    - 1 Supplier 152 Products

    A suture is a medical device which holds body tissues together following surgery or an injury. They are applied using a needle which has a thread attached, with surgical knots used to secure. Suturing is performed by surgeons, general practitioners, physicians, eye doctors, dentists, podiatrists, nurses, clinical pharmacists and medics.

  14. Swabs and Cotton Wool
    - 6 Suppliers 397 Products

  15. Other
    - 45 Suppliers 9,956 Products

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