Medical Equipment Rentals For The Operating Room

Early surgical equipment in the operating room

Operating rooms have come a long way since this picture was taken at a hospital in Massachusetts, circa early to mid 1900s.
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Operating rooms are equipped with the most appropriate medical equipment necessary to carry-out designated procedures. All disciplines, however, call for the presence of standard medical equipment and supplies.

Standard Operating Room Equipment

Surgical procedures take place on an operating table. Often referenced as an operating room table or surgical table, this piece of medical equipment must fulfill specific requirements in order to be classified as such. Those requirements include, but are not limited to, the ability to be adjusted for height, left to right tiltability, and soft padding that is also transparent to x-rays.

Individuals undergoing surgical procedures are typically administered some form of anesthesia, whether in local or general form. An anesthesia machineAnesthetic Machine Rentals Available From Soma Technology is employed to deliver the controlled dose of drug that produces reversible loss of consciousness or sensation. The same can be accomplished via an infusion pump, which delivers fluids that can include anesthesia, medication, or blood infusions either intravenously or epidurally. Although controlled, an anesthesiologist monitors the dose and its effects through a patient monitor, which displays and provides information regarding vital signs.

Emergency & Safety Medical Equipment In The OR

Safety precautions are always in place during surgical medical procedures. All operating rooms are equipped with a ventilator, as well as a resuscitation device.

A medical ventilator, also known as a respirator, is comprised of the necessary equipment to control the volume, pressure, and flow of respiration. A ventilator would be used if a patient were to stop breathing or begin having difficulty breathing during a surgical procedure.

If a patient’s heartbeat becomes irregular during an operation, medical personnel may employ the use of an automated external defibrillator (AED). An AED may be available solely or included within a crash cart, also containing airway intubation devices, a medication box, and a mask for use while providing cardio-pulmonary resuscitation (CPR).

Surgical Equipment Rentals From Soma Technology

Hospitals enlist in medical equipment rentals for various reasons. Those reasons may include scheduled maintenance or service for standard equipment or an abnormally high influx of patients requiring care. Some facilities rent medical equipment as a cost saving measure by keeping the most  current equipment in their operating rooms, updating as more modern versions become available.

Soma Technology, Inc. Rents Hospital Medical EquipmentSoma Technology is a worldwide provider, A+ Better Business Bureau member, and customer dedicated company that offers high quality new and refurbished surgical equipment rentals to healthcare facilities. Their experience and reliability are only complimented by their large inventory of medical equipment available at affordable costs.

Known in the industry as a dependable supplier prepared to outfit entire healthcare facilities, Soma Technology offers a one-stop-shop platform where customers can compare amongst major brands of surgical equipment rentals and additional medical equipment available for rent.

At Rent It Today, we make your rental experience simple, and renting surgical equipment from Soma Technology is no exception. You can view their corporate rental store in one easy click, and choose the location in which you wish to rent.

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2 comments
Patrick Allen
Patrick Allen

I am certainly happy I am not on that table above. But once again it is great exposure for a company like Soma Technologies who is reaching out to the entire United States!

Jason Glass
Jason Glass

Great coverage for this specialty equipment and for Soma Technologies.