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EQUIPMENT NEEDS FOR REDEVELOPMENT

All equipment is designated to be used in the new redevelopment project. Equipment cost subject to change.

Vital Signs Monitors (x3)

Department: General

$4,900

Equipment Description

Vital-signs monitors identify the patient and then read blood pressure, pulse, temperature and oxygen saturation levels at precise intervals.

Bladder Scanners (x2)

Department: General

$36,000

Equipment Description

The bladder scan measures ultrasonic reflections within the patient’s body to differentiate the urinary bladder from the surrounding tissue. It is a noninvasive portable tool for diagnosing, managing and treating urinary outflow dysfunction.

Mobile Lifts (x3)

Department: General

$23,600

Equipment Description

A Patient lift is an assistive device that will help a caregiver transfer a patient, with limited mobility, from the bed to a chair and back.

Vascular Ultrasound

Department: ICU

$38,000

Equipment Description

A vascular ultrasound is a noninvasive ultrasound method used to examine the circulation in the blood vessels. Vascular ultrasound can be used to evaluate arteries or veins in nearly any part of the body, including blood vessels in the neck, abdomen, arms and legs.

Laparoscopy System

Department: Surgery

$101,000

Equipment Description

A system used in a type of surgical procedure that allows a surgeon to access the inside of the abdomen and pelvis without having to make large incisions in the skin.

Floor Mat, Anti-fatigue (x4)

Department: Surgery

$1,500

Equipment Description

Specialized mats designed to reduce fatigue caused by standing for long periods on a hard surface.

Portable Ultrasound Unit (x3)

Department: OR – Perioperative Services

$292,000

Equipment Description

Portable ultrasound machines empower clinicians to obtain high-quality images without relying on a single machine’s availability. These mobile systems have smaller footprints and can quickly move from room to room, minimizing wait time and ultimately contributing to a better patient outcome and experience.

Radiographic Unit C-Arm

Department: Medical Imaging

$200,000

Equipment Description

A C-Arm machine is an advanced medical imaging device based on X-ray technology.

Blanket Warmer

Department: Medicine

$10,000

Equipment Description

A blanket warmer is a heated compartment used to keep linens warm.

Nerve Stimulator + Probes

Department: OR

$57,600

Equipment Description

A nerve stimulator sends electrical pulses through the skin to start your body’s own pain killers. The electrical pulses can release endorphins and other substances to stop pain signals in the brain.

Ventilator

Department: ICU

$95,000

Equipment Description

A piece of medical technology that provides mechanical ventilation by moving breathable air into and out of the lungs to deliver breaths to a patient who is physically unable to breathe, or breathing insufficiently.

Electric Stretcher (x10)

Department: General

$178,000

Equipment Description

Combines the functionality of a hospital bed with the mobility and durability of a stretcher. The versatility gives the caregiver the flexibility to handle any situation as patient needs change.

Patient Warmer

Department: Surgery

$95,000

Equipment Description

A device used to regulate a patient’s temperature during surgical procedures.

Otoscope (x2)

Department: General

$4,000

Equipment Description

An otoscope or auriscope is a medical device which is used to look into the ears. Health care providers use otoscopes to screen for illness during regular check-ups and also to investigate ear symptoms. An otoscope potentially gives a view of the ear canal and tympanic membrane or eardrum.

Microscope

Department: OR

$250,000

Equipment Description

A surgical operating microscope allows a surgeon to view the anatomy of a patient in high magnification, making it possible to clearly see the finest details.

OR Table

Department: OR

$222,100

Equipment Description

An operating table, sometimes called operating room table, is the table on which the patient lies during a surgical operation.

ECG Cart

Department: ICU

$19,200

Equipment Description

An electrocardiogram (ECG) is one of the simplest and fastest tests used to evaluate the heart. Electrodes (small, plastic patches that stick to the skin) are placed at certain spots on the chest, arms, and legs. The electrodes are connected to an ECG machine by lead wires. The electrical activity of the heart is then measured, interpreted, and printed out. No electricity is sent into the body. A ECG cart holds the machine in place while preforming tests.

Blood Warmer (x3)

Department: Surgery

$63,000

Equipment Description

A medical device used for warming blood product prior to being administered to body temperature levels in order to prevent hypothermia in physically traumatized or surgical patients.

Laryngoscope (Glidescope)

Department: Trauma

$24,000

Equipment Description

An instrument for examining the larynx (throat), or for inserting a tube through it.

Infant Warmer

Department: Trauma

$42,000

Equipment Description

A sleeping bag-like device that uses a phase-change material to keep premature infants at a proper body temperature.

In 2023/24, donations helped fund:

Emergency
Operating Room/Surgical
Neonatal Intensive Care
Oncology
Palliative
Mental Health & Substance Use
Maternity
Physiotherapy
Respiratory Therapy Care
Education
Volunteer Resources
Fellburn Care Centre
St. Michael’s Centre
Burnaby Hospital Gazebo
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