What are the different features of an ultrasound table?

While buying any kind of medical exam table it is very important to take into account all the features of that table. Almost everywhere including hospitals, clinics, the tables are commonly used for different medical applications. It becomes easy for both patient and the doctor to carry out the examination properly.

ultasoungFollowing are some of the features of an ultrasound table

  • Wheels and brakes– number of situations come when the table needs to be moved from one room to another. Therefore, in that case wheels are very important for any kind of medical exam room table. The movement of table is required to be adjusted, so that the doctor does not face any kind of problem while treating the patient. Most of the table wheels have three locks. Brakes are necessary to stop the movement of the table.

  • Battery – with the improvement of technology, exam tables now come with a battery feature. With the help of this feature, the table can move automatically. This has become a more convenient way of carrying patients all around the health centers. Having a good battery backup is very important so that there is no need to recharge the battery frequently.

  • Handheld controllers– you can even adjust the position of the table according to the patient’s requirement. There are two types of controllers-

Handheld remote– this controller is used to adjust the height of the table depending upon the patient’s height and comfort.

Foot controller– this controller is used to adjust the back of the table according to the patient’s position.

  • Footrests– footrests help the patient to lie or sit in a comfortable position.

  • Knee crutches– knee crutches in table helps to hold the patient’s knee in the right position. A patient’s position need to be adjusted so that nothing wrong occurs because of the movement. The adjustment is made according to patient’s height and comfort.

  • Stirrups– adjusting the ankle position of a patient while examining is very important. This can be done by tightening or loosening the stirrups in the gear.

  • IV knob– this knob is used to adjust the back of the table according the requirement of the physician.

Before buying any kind of medical exam table or other medical related equipments and things, it is advisable to buy it from a professional and a licensed company who have experience in selling all the objects that are required for this particular profession.

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