Medical Supplies & Equipment FAQ

What are the benefits of owning a travel electric wheelchair?
How much does an electric wheelchair weigh?
Can I take my powered wheelchair with me on vacation?
How often do I have to charge my electric wheelchair battery?
What are the different types of wheelchair tires I can purchase?
What are some of the different wheelchair accessories on the market?
What types of batteries are available for my power chair?
What are the advantages of lightweight wheelchairs over standard wheelchairs?
What are the advantages of using a power wheelchair over a manual wheelchair?
What is a transport wheelchair?
Should I purchase more than one wheelchair ?
Should I purchase a wheelchair from a small or large manufacturer / dealer?
What are specialty wheelchairs?
What are sports wheelchairs? Racing wheelchairs?
Does Medicare cover my electric lift chair?
How many motors are recommended for my power lift chair?
What is a wheelchair ramp made of?
How do I determine the length of my wheelchair ramp?
Why would a wheelchair van lift be needed?
What are the types of wheelchair and scooter lifts?
Should I purchase a mobility scooter or an electric wheelchair?
What is the normal range of a mobility scooter?
How much maintenance is required for a mobility scooter?
What types of scooter batteries are available?

What is a rollator?
Should I purchase a walker or rollator?
What advantages does a 3 wheeled rollator have over a 4 wheeled rollator?
What is the maximum weight capacity for a medical walker?
What are the main features I should look for when purchasing a walker or rollator?
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What is the most accurate method of testing blood pressure?
What are the two most common ways to measure blood pressure?
What is a laboratory centrifuge used for?
How does blood separate in a centrifuge?
Why should a licensed physician or medical authority be involved when purchasing an AED?
What is an Automated Electronic Defibrillator?
Can I be shocked by an AED?
What’s the AHA position on placement of AEDs?
Can anyone buy an AED?
How much does the average AED cost?
What is the difference between ECG machines & EKG machines?
What is EKG equipment used for?
How is an EKG performed?
What is ambulatory electrocardiography? Ambulatory EKG?
What are the uses for high power and low power microscopes?
What does depth of field refer to when using an optical microscope?
How is oxygen delivered using an oxygen concentrator?
Are there any fire safety issues concerning oxygen concentrators?
What is the difference between powdered latex gloves and non-powdered?
Are powder free latex gloves completely void of powder?
Can latex gloves cause allergies?
What qualities should I look for in a latex glove?
Are nitrile work gloves made with any latex or latex proteins?
Why do some nitrile gloves contain aloe?
Are vinyl gloves better than latex or nitrile in terms of protection?
What type of protective gloves are the least expensive: Latex, Vinyl, or Nitrile?
What size stethoscope tube is best? Long or Short?
How should my stethoscope be cleaned?
What is a tunable diaphragm stethoscope?
Are electric home scales more accurate than the scales at the doctors office?
Is there any type of medical scale that can help balance an unsteady individual?
Are scalpels only used for medical purposes?
Are surgical blades sterilized before you buy them?

What are surgical blades made from?
Are diabetes test strips covered by Insurance?
Why are diabetic test strips so expensive?
What are the benefits of testing blood sugar?
Is it ok to use expired diabetic test strips?
Can I be turned down for health insurance because of my diabetes?
What are some of the things I should look for when buying diabetic test strips online?
What diabetes benefits are available to someone if they are medicare eligible?
What does gauge mean for a diabetic lancet?
Can I use my diabetic lancets more than once?
What lancet gauge size is best?
Can I get blood from places other than my fingers? Alternative site testing?
What makes diabetic socks special? How do they help diabetic foot care?
How can diabetes hurt your feet?
What are common diabetes foot problems?
Why do a diabetics feet swell?
Why should I purchase diabetes shoes?
Do I need a prescription for my diabetic shoes?
Do I need to wear my diabetic shoes all the time?
What are alternative site blood glucose meters?
Are there any non-invasive glucose meters available?
How should blood glucose monitors be stored?
What features should I look for when purchasing a blood glucose meter?
What are adult diapers made from?
Is it safe to purchase incontinence & medical supplies online?
Will an adult diaper supplier send out diaper samples?
What is overactive bladder?
What is the maximum weight capacity for shower chairs?
What contents should I put in my home first aid kit? list of first aid contents
Are there any requirements for a workplace first aid kit?
How many first aid kits should I have?
What are the benefits of leather nursing shoes?
What makes for a comfortable nursing shoe?
Can I custom embroidery be added to lab coat?
Is there such thing as unisex lab coats?
Are white lab coats my only option?
What are disposable lab coats?
Is 100% cotton ok for nursing scrubs?