Medical devices are tools and products that are used for medical purposes like performing surgeries, diagnosing diseases and administering therapies.
Medical Devices Glossary
This resource includes definitions of basic medical devices.Learn more >
Medical Devices Timeline
This resource shows the advances in medical device technology from the 1880s to the present.Learn more >
This resource details how ultrasonography is used in medicine.Learn more >
What is a Stethoscope?
This resource explains the history and uses of the stethoscope.Learn more >
When Things Go Wrong
This series of informational guides details medical devices that help people with specific medical conditions.
A cochlear implant is a surgically implanted neuroprosthetic device that provides a sense of sound to a person with moderate to profound sensorineural hearing loss.Learn more >
A blood glucose monitor helps a patient with diabetes measure their blood glucose levels as a routine part of their day so that they know how much insulin they need to take or how much they need to eat in order to keep their levels in the normal range.Learn more >
Internal Cardio Defibrillator and Pacemaker
An internal cardiac defibrillator or pacemaker can help to control the heart rate and prevent a sudden cardiac arrest from occurring.Learn more >