With time hand held ultrasound machines have gained popularity among many veterinarians. These portable ultrasound machines have helped to diagnose the pet’s disorder safely and easily. With portable ultrasound devices, examining the body becomes easier which in turn helps in a more accurate treatment. In short, this hand held device has become a boom for all veterinarians!
Hand held ultrasound devices are offered by a large number of manufacturers and are available in a wide variety. It is therefore necessary to keep a few important factors in mind when buying a portable ultrasound machine. Make sure that the device you are buying can be easily carried around and is light weighted. You also need to check the durability of the machine. It is wise to go for a portable machine that has a hard protective cover or removable add on covers and screen protectors covering all monitors.
Besides the ways to purchase one, it is important that you look at the benefits of purchasing one. Hand held ultrasound machines are used in very busy clinics. In years past, ultrasound machines were heavy, bulky and not always conducive for use in most situations. Now, there are new and improved hand held machines that can be purchased using a number of different methods. Here are some of the benefits of purchasing a hand held machine for yourself: -
1. Sized as a laptop - About the size of a standard laptop, the hand held ultrasound system is a compact piece of equipment that the doctors can carry with them to treat patients that are not able to visit clinics or medical centers for treatment
2. Easy to use and move - Hand held ultrasounds are not only easy to use due to their size but can also move easily to remote places, during an emergency, as well.
3. Its flexibility is its USP - The hand held ultrasounds not only help in the treatment of immobile patients, but also assists doctors' work with sport persons and armed forces, as they have to examine and diagnose them right there in the field!
4. Capture and share medical images - Hand held ultrasounds are as effective as their immobile counterparts. They can capture and display digital medical images within no more than 10 minutes. All you need to do is move the system to the field, as it can immediately acquire and transmit the data like other regular ultrasounds.
With benefits such as these, you can never go wrong while purchasing a hand held ultrasound equipment for your practice!