Medical equipment

For other types of equipment, see Equipment (disambiguation)
Medical equipment

Medical equipment (also known as armamentarium[1]) is designed to aid in the diagnosis, monitoring or treatment of medical conditions.


There are several basic types:

A biomedical equipment technician (BMET) is a vital component of the healthcare delivery system. Employed primarily by hospitals, BMETs are the people responsible for maintaining a facility's medical equipment. BMET mainly act as an interface between doctor and equipment.

Safety standards

Main article: Safety standards

See also

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  1. "ar·ma·men·tar·i·um". Retrieved 14 November 2013.
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