Check out the new DMS Pediatric Equipment Section!

pediatric equipment

A new pediatric equipment section has been added onto Discount Medical Supplies’ products category list, now it will get easier to find the proper size products for your child patient. The size and specifications for certain conditions in children call for tools and supplies specially designed for this medical community.

A pediatrician and the supporting medical staff are responsible for preventive care special treatment of any injuries, infections, illnesses and diseases. They will use a variety of pediatric equipment for routine care and more specialized tools the different types of conditions. In fact, these healthcare providers use the same equipment as any other physician would, except that some of them are designed with the child in mind, for example a baby sized sphygmomanometer that is much smaller in scale than the regular adult size.

The manufacturing companies have taking an innovative turn at the design stage of any pediatric equipment. Keeping the little patient in mind they add more color, attractive designs and even turn it into a familiar figure or more popularly a funny animal they can easily recognize and not fear.

Most children are not use to visiting the doctor’s office so often and being checked by a stranger can be quite scary and uncomfortable for them. Besides the extra sympathy that a kids doctor should have is the ability to use his pediatric equipment in a way that does not seem threatening for the patient and on the contrary amusing and entertaining while they are diagnosed and analyzed.


The pediatric medical staff may use a variety of equipment based on the purpose of your visit. For example a hearing test may be done when your child is old enough to understand the instructions. Syringes are used to give vaccines. A bulk syringe can be used for suction of the mucous membranes of the nose of the child. Splints, bandages and braces could be used for immobilizing injuries. A reflex hammer is used to test the reflexes of the knee of your child. Other examples include, but are not limited to, tongue depressors, paper adhesive tape, medical scissors, microscopes, electrocardiograms, nebulizer masks, small catheters, nasal cannulas, nebulizer systems and suture clips.

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