equipment and supplies


Summary: Expendable and nonexpendable equipment, supplies, apparatus, and instruments that are used in diagnostic, surgical, therapeutic, scientific, and experimental procedures.

Top Publications

  1. Luboga S, Hagopian A, Ndiku J, Bancroft E, McQuide P. Satisfaction, motivation, and intent to stay among Ugandan physicians: a survey from 18 national hospitals. Int J Health Plann Manage. 2011;26:2-17 pubmed publisher
    ..the largest contributors to dissatisfaction among physicians were quality of management, availability of equipment and supplies (including drugs), quality of facility infrastructure, staffing and workload, political influence, ..
  2. Fraser A, Daubert J, Van de Werf F, Estes N, Smith S, Krucoff M, et al. Clinical evaluation of cardiovascular devices: principles, problems, and proposals for European regulatory reform. Report of a policy conference of the European Society of Cardiology. Eur Heart J. 2011;32:1673-86 pubmed publisher
    ..Finally, it presents the main recommendations from a Policy Conference on the Clinical Evaluation of Cardiovascular Devices that was held at the European Heart House in January 2011. ..
  3. Haghparast Bidgoli H, Hasselberg M, Khankeh H, Khorasani Zavareh D, Johansson E. Barriers and facilitators to provide effective pre-hospital trauma care for road traffic injury victims in Iran: a grounded theory approach. BMC Emerg Med. 2010;10:20 pubmed publisher
  4. Francolini I, Donelli G. Prevention and control of biofilm-based medical-device-related infections. FEMS Immunol Med Microbiol. 2010;59:227-38 pubmed publisher
  5. Halbauer J, Siekmeier R, Funk M. [Safety of high risk in vitro diagnostic medical devices : international and national measures]. Bundesgesundheitsblatt Gesundheitsforschung Gesundheitsschutz. 2009;52:610-8 pubmed publisher
    ..However, the current system can be further optimized. ..
  6. Vallejo Torres L, Steuten L, Buxton M, Girling A, Lilford R, Young T. Integrating health economics modeling in the product development cycle of medical devices: a Bayesian approach. Int J Technol Assess Health Care. 2008;24:459-64 pubmed publisher
  7. Villarraga M, Guerin H, Lam T. Medical device recalls from 2004 to 2006: a focus on Class I recalls. Food Drug Law J. 2007;62:581-92 pubmed
  8. Onyango C, Loparev V, Lidechi S, Bhullar V, Schmid D, Radford K, et al. Evaluation of a TaqMan Array Card for Detection of Central Nervous System Infections. J Clin Microbiol. 2017;55:2035-2044 pubmed publisher
    ..The CNS-TAC assays showed 85.6% sensitivity and 96.7% specificity. Therefore, the CNS-TAC assay may be useful for outbreak investigation and surveillance of suspected neurological disease. ..
  9. Magrini A, Grana M, Vicentini L. [Chemical, physical and biological risks in law enforcement]. G Ital Med Lav Ergon. 2014;36:382-91 pubmed
    ..Another important aspect is the education and training of staff, as in emergency situations should be able to take protective measures as quickly as possible. ..

More Information


  1. Rivera D, Verde A, Obón C, Alcaraz F, Moreno C, Egea T, et al. Is there nothing new under the sun? The influence of herbals and pharmacopoeias on ethnobotanical traditions in Albacete (Spain). J Ethnopharmacol. 2017;195:96-117 pubmed publisher
  2. Sarı B, Baran I, Alaçam S, MumcuoÄŸlu Ä, KurÅŸun Å, Aksu N. [Investigation of oxacillinase genes in nosocomial multidrug-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii isolates by multiplex PCR and evaluation of their clonal relationship with Rep-PCR]. Mikrobiyol Bul. 2015;49:249-58 pubmed
    ..This data emphasizes that the choices of treatment are quite limited for inpatients, and the need for improvement of the infection control measures in our hospital. ..
  3. Parsanathan R, Jain S. Glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency increases cell adhesion molecules and activates human monocyte-endothelial cell adhesion: Protective role of l-cysteine. Arch Biochem Biophys. 2019;663:11-21 pubmed publisher
    ..These results suggest that G6PD/GSH deficiency plays a role in endothelial dysfunction and that supplementation with l-cysteine can restore GSH levels and reduce the EC activation markers in G6PD-deficient conditions. ..
  4. Chang K. Endoscopic foregut surgery and interventions: The future is now. The state-of-the-art and my personal journey. World J Gastroenterol. 2019;25:1-41 pubmed publisher
    ..Endoscopic ultrasound (EUS)-guided liver biopsy and EUS-guided portal pressure measurement are exciting new frontiers for the endo-hepatologists. ..
  5. Brindle E, Lillis L, Barney R, Hess S, Wessells K, Ouédraogo C, et al. Simultaneous assessment of iodine, iron, vitamin A, malarial antigenemia, and inflammation status biomarkers via a multiplex immunoassay method on a population of pregnant women from Niger. PLoS ONE. 2017;12:e0185868 pubmed publisher
    ..This 7-plex immunoassay technique has potential as a rapid and effective tool for use in large-scale surveys and assessments of nutrition intervention programs in low- and middle-income countries...
  6. Sarrouilhe D, Dejean C. [Autism spectrum disorders and bisphenol A: Is serotonin the lacking link in the chain?]. Encephale. 2017;43:402-404 pubmed publisher
    ..In France, BPA was banned in baby bottles in 2010 and in any food or beverage packaging since January 2015. Therefore, there is an urgent need to find safe alternatives in the use of BPA in the manufacture of industrial products. ..
  7. Li Y, Zhou D, Ren Y, Zhang Z, Guo X, Ma M, et al. Mir223 restrains autophagy and promotes CNS inflammation by targeting ATG16L1. Autophagy. 2019;15:478-492 pubmed publisher
  8. Sheraba N, Diab M, Yassin A, Amin M, Zedan H. Quality Control Testing for Tracking Endotoxin-Producing Gram-Negative Bacteria during the Preparation of Polyvalent Snake Antivenom Immunoglobulin. PDA J Pharm Sci Technol. 2015;69:499-510 pubmed publisher
    ..Endotoxin was present in all tested samples and the final product. Good manufacturing practice procedures are essential in any facility involved in antisera production. ..
  9. Dorobisz K, Dorobisz T, Janczak D, Krecicki T. The evaluation of the sense of hearing in patients with carotid artery stenosis within the extracranial segments. Acta Neurol Belg. 2018;: pubmed publisher
    ..Abnormalities found in audiologic examinations in patients with carotid artery stenosis are not always explicitly clinically expressed in patients with hearing loss; we should consider diagnostics for carotid artery stenosis. ..
  10. Eichelsbacher C, Ilper H, Noppens R, Hinkelbein J, Loop T. [Rapid sequence induction and intubation in patients with risk of aspiration : Recommendations for action for practical management of anesthesia]. Anaesthesist. 2018;67:568-583 pubmed publisher
    ..Three factors reduce the risk of aspiration: expertise, support from an experienced anesthesiologist and close monitoring of an inexperienced anesthesiologist. ..
  11. Castranova V, Schulte P, Zumwalde R. Occupational nanosafety considerations for carbon nanotubes and carbon nanofibers. Acc Chem Res. 2013;46:642-9 pubmed publisher
    ..NIOSH has published a document containing recommendations for the safe handling of nanomaterials. ..
  12. Lowings M, Ehlers M, Dreyer A, Kock M. High prevalence of oxacillinases in clinical multidrug-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii isolates from the Tshwane region, South Africa - an update. BMC Infect Dis. 2015;15:521 pubmed publisher
    ..Continuous research and surveillance is necessary to monitor the circulating β-lactamase genes in clinical settings to guide infection control policies in order to try and curb the spread of this bacterium. ..
  13. Nathan H, Duhig K, Vousden N, Lawley E, Seed P, Sandall J, et al. Evaluation of a novel device for the management of high blood pressure and shock in pregnancy in low-resource settings: study protocol for a stepped-wedge cluster-randomised controlled trial (CRADLE-3 trial). Trials. 2018;19:206 pubmed publisher
    ..The adapted Standard Protocol Items: Recommendations for Interventional Trials (SPIRIT) Checklist and the SPIRIT Checklist are attached as Additional file 1. ..
  14. Raykar N, Yorlets R, Liu C, Greenberg S, Kotagal M, Goldman R, et al. A qualitative study exploring contextual challenges to surgical care provision in 21 LMICs. Lancet. 2015;385 Suppl 2:S15 pubmed publisher
    ..None. ..