Classification of medical equipment is generally based on their function. For example, diagnostic equipment includes devices such as ultrasound, x-ray and MRI machines, and more. Therapeutic equipment comprises includes infusion pumps, medical lasers, radiation therapy machines, etc. Further, Patients in critical conditions require the aid of therapeutic medical equipment such as medical ventilators, heart-lung machines, dialysis machines etc. Monitoring devices such as ECG, EEG, and blood pressure equipment on the other hand aid healthcare providers in assessing a patient`s medical condition.

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