Below is a list of the different equipment used by medical doctors. Some are old fashioned but most are updated.


Alpha Wave Inducer
The Alpha Wave Inducer is a device meant to induce sleep in most humanoids. It is not meant to replace natural sleep, and cannot be used frequently. Itt is an electronic version of an anesthetic. Subject enters a deep dreamless sleep during which surgical procedures can be carried out without causing pain to the subject.

Anabolic Protoplasers
hese devices are used to heal internal and external body damage without the need of opening the body cavity of the patient to effect repairs. They cannot replace surgery in serious injuries, and it cannot repair incidental damage resulting from the original injury. They use small forcefields, phase-modulated lasers, and anabolic accelerators to quickly heal injuries without scarring. They come in a variety of sizes for different repairs. Smaller units are useful for fine work involving the eyes and ears, while larger units heal cuts and even broken bones.

Animation Control
A device placed at the base of the brain stem used to keep the body alive without use of a brain.

An Autosuture is used to close wounds in patients. It has the same function as 20th-century sutures. It is similar to the Anabolic Protoplaser.

Starfleet's Medical department has a wide variety of bandage options. Simple bandages made of sterile, inert materials that do not bind with clotting wounds are common. Dermapatch is available in a spray applicator, or in larger pre-formed pieces.

Axonal Amplifier
Bioelectronic device of Borg origin, believed to be some type of neuroprocessor.

This is an orthopedically-designed hospital bed which has an array of biofunction sensors that monitor all bodily systems. The bed is raised to allow the doctor to comfortably examine the patient. It has a graphic display at the head which gives the patient's current status. Restraining fields are available on some models.

The biobed used in Starfleet medical facilities serves a passive but vital need by providing accurate and continuously updated readings of life signs and other physiologic data. Relying entirely on remote sensing techniques, the scanners provide the constant flux of information necessary to the physician's appraisal of a patient's health.

The sensor webs woven into the fabric of the bed are in direct contact with the patient and provide data on body temperature, blood pressure, pulse rate, heart activity, and respiration. Two rails project from the bed, one on each side of the patient. Control rail A provides data display for the in line probes and contains sensors for brain activity and cell rate. Control rail B provides surgical information including directable internal scanners and sterile force-field projection. The unit is linked to the station computer and all information is stored under the patient's medical record for later analysis.

The unit must be recalibrated before use on non-humans, to take into account the new species norms, however, the unit automatically recognizes a patient whose records are located in the station computer and adjusts its scan parameters to match.

Bioregenerative Field
A Bioregenerative Field is an energy field used to accelerate cellular growth. It temporarily confers the advantage of Regeneration on the patient. A sterilite unit is typically used during this procedure to keep infection from being multiplied by the Bioregenerative Field.

Biostasis Chamber
A small compartment, usually found in Sickbay, but any small chamber may be adapted with special preperation. Most often used for long-term storage of samples.

Blood Analyzer Unit
A device used to analyze blood composition.

Blood-gas Infuser
Medical instrument used to stabilize oxygen levels of a patient in respiratory distress. d composition.

his is a defibrillator that can also restart a stopped heart. Unlike current defibrillators, this device will not damage surface tissues.

Cellular Microsutures
Used to stitch internal organs.

Compulsory Scan Unit
This device can give a psycho record of an individual's thoughts over the last twenty-four hours.

Coagulation Activator
A medical instrument used to stop bleeding.

Cortical Stimulator
The Cortical Stimulator provides a method of resuscitation for patients. It is particularly effective for head injuries and comatose patients. It is an electronic version of Tricordrazine.

Cryosurgical Frame
A structure placed over all or part of a patient's body, generating cold in order to slow down body processes.

Cytoplasmic Stimulator
A cytoplasmic stimulator is used to stabilize cellular toxicity level.

Decompression Chamber
A sealed chamber which can re-produce various atmospheric conditons in order to restore a normal balance.

Dermal Regenerator
(see also Anabolic Protoplasers) A hand-held device which heals damaged tissue.

Dermoplastic Grafts
Help in the regeneration of damaged tissue when placed in direct contact with the body.

Diagnostic Display
The main display of a biobed sensor, showing a patient's vital signs to the medical staff at a glance.

DNA Code Analyzer (AKA Detranel Scanner)
A device which reads the DNA code of an individual. The code can then be kept on file for later comparison or use.

Drechtal Beams
Specialized laser used to sever neural connections during surgery.

A very sensitive device used to detect low level molecular activity.

Electron Microscope
An improved version of a normal microscope allowing viewing on the microscopic level.

Emergency Medical Hologram (EMH)
Also known as an EMH, it is a hologram programmed in medical techniques, it is a last resort after the loss of all medical personnel.

An electronic relative of a 20th-century scalpel. It is escentially an electronic knife.

Field Hypospray
A variation of the hypospray, this hypo is loaded with an inert saline solution that serves as a vehicle fluid for any of five concentrated emergency medication ampules.

Genetronic Replicator
An experimental medical device developed by neurogeneticist Dr. Toby Russell. It is used to stimulate the genetic code of an individual into growing whatever types of cells are needed by the patients. Most often used to grow new organs for transplant on severely injured patients.

A recording of brain waves and other neural functions; gives a map of the individual brain.

The Hypospray is a hand-held device used for subcutaneous and intravenous administration of carefully-controlled dosages of medication on a subject. The Hypospray injects the subject by use of a pinpoint, high-pressure, low-volume, microscopic, aerosuspension stream. It allows medication to be given through the skin or clothing without mechanical penetration. It takes one second to remove and one to replace a medicine vial. The air cartridge is good for 100 injections. It takes one second to remove and one second to replace the air cartridge. Weight is 1/2 lb.

Medical Confinement Field
Also called a quarantine field or sterile field. It is a forcefield that can be located anywhere used to isolate areas of possible contamination. It can be activated by voice command.

Medical Diognostic Scanner
Used in conjunction with the biobed, it is what takes the readings which are displayed on the Diagnostic Display. It takes readings of blood pressure, heart rate, temperature, respiration, etc.

Medical Tricorders
The Medical Tricorder is a modified TR-580 with an extra external medical probe and scanner attachment. It has the following capabilities:
Environmental Analysis
For its size, the Medical Tricorder can maintain and store vast amounts of data in its own memory, which it uses to help evaluate conditions on site with an external hand-held sensing device. It contains over 100 sensors, and also has a specialized medical database that provides detailed medical diagnostic tools in the field including tomographic and micrographic imaging. The small diagnosis wand fits into the top of the tricorder and is used to provide close high-resolution scans. Together, these sensors allow the Medical Tricorder to make very detailed diagnosis on known species. On unknown species, it is limited to telling if the life-form is sick or dying. A detailed analysis is not possible in such a situation. Effective range is about three yards.

Medication Vial
A small portable vial containing a drug which is inserted into a hypospray to be administered to a patient.

An electronic instrument used to cut very thin sections of organic tissue for microscopic examinations. Useful to acquire samples of diseased tissue for medical analysis. It is essentially the same as 20th-century Microtome.

Moter Assist Bands
An electronic strap attached to damaged limbs of patients which increase the neurological impulses provided by the patient to the damaged limb. Useful for rehabilitation.

A suspension of nanotechnological assemblies that are typically used to survey cellular genetic damage and effect repairs. They are coontrolled and monitored by the attending physician. Nanosurgeons are useful to repair additional damage that drugs (for example) cannot affect.

Submicroscopic robots originally designed to perform medical functions within the bloodstream of a living organism. Such functions could encompass intracellular surgery, eliminating individual disease cells, or removing clotted material from a blood vessel, and more. Manufactured with gigabytes of mechanical computer memory in Dakar, Senegal, nanites were designed for inner-nuclei exposure only during cellular surgeries, and were therefore kept in a nonfunctional state when not in use.

Neural Analizer
A device used to monitor and analyze a patient's central nervous system.

Neural Calipers
Medical instrument used in surgical procedures.

Neural Implants
he bioelectrical interface between Geordie La Forge's visual cortex and his VISOR.

Neural Neutralizer
A device invented by Dr. Simon Van Gelder in 2266 to aid rehabilitation of criminals. The neutralizer was intended to selectively remove thoughts relating to criminal acts, but was later found to have potentially lethal effects.

Neural Output Pods
Component of Geordie La Forge's VISOR, the neural output rods transmitted the VISOR's visual data to La Forge?s brain.

This device "jumpstarts" the Central Nervous System of patients who has suffered some form of neuro-synaptic failure. This is particularly useful to treat a patient who has suffered CNS shock from the higher settings of a Phaser.

Neural Stimulators
An instrument used to stimulate the Central Nervous System of a patient. They are frequently used to help in attempts to revive unconscious and/or comatose patients.

Neural Transducer
Medical devices that provide the same function as the Motor Assist Bands above, but are temporarily and/or permanently implanted in patients to increase transmission of neural impulses from the brain to whatever area of the body the Transducers are attached to. They are frequently used for spinal cord damage patients.

Allows a healthy "donor" to take over autonomic functions for a patient suffering from brain stem damage. One link is attached to the head of the "donor" and the other on the head of the patient. Upon activation, the autonomic functions of the donor control the patient's heart rate, blood pressure, respiration, etc.

A device used to stabilize the cortex.

These are medical tractor fields used to set and immobilize a broken bone prior to treatment with a Protoplaser. They act as a temporary cast during treatment.

Partenogenic Implant
An artificial device, surgically implanted into a human body.

Pharmacopeia Desk
A work station found in Sickbay, it is an invaluable tool to medical personnel seeking a diagnosis or recommended treatment.

Phoretic Analyzer
Biomedical analysis used aboard Deep Space Nine.

Physician's Medkit
The Physician's Medikit is a small, strap-on case designed to carry emergency
medical supplies.
A Full Standard kit would include:
1 - Anabolic Protoplaser
1 - Bandage assortment
1 - Cardiostimulator
2 - Hyposprays
1 - Medical Tricorder
1 - Neural Stimulator
1 - Respirator
1 - Sampling kit
and the following medications:
5 - Vials of Delactovine
5 - Vials of Tricordrazine
3 - Vials of Analgine
4 - Vials of Hyronalyn
3 - Vials of Panamyacin
All doses of any drug type are contained in vials that must be inserted into the Hypospray. The standard kit may be altered to suit missions or situations, but must be altered before the mission begins. For example, if the doctor knows that he is going into a combat zone, he may replace the 3 vials of Panamyacin with more Hyronalyn or Analgine.

A hand-held device which is used to increase metabolic functions in patients.

Plasma (Blood) Infusion Unit
An instrument used for transfusions of blood, blood plasma, and/or electrolytes into patients that need them. It is used the same way blood transfusions in the 20th-century. The Plasma Infusion Unit also provides filtration of the material to be delivered.

An artificial support for the immune system. It works by serving at the cell level itself, destroying individual cells through the projection of force fields at a beam diameter of 0.001 microns.

Similar to the standard Tricorder, the Psychotricorder can also be used to record past memories of a patient. Typically it is used to retrieve memories within the last 24 hours. See info on the Medical Tricorder and/or Tricorder for any further info.

Pulmonary Support Unit
Emergency cardiopulmonary unit in use aboard Federation starships.

Retinal Imaging Scan
Medical scanner which enables the physician to verify the presence or absence of visual cortex activity.

There are three varieties to choose from: traditional cutting blades with a monomolecular edge, laser scalpels that cauterize as they cut, and nanotech scalpels that separate tissues along cellular lines without damage. Each has different uses. Laser scalpels help the surgeon because of bloodlessness, but can dazzle anyone unwary enough to look into the beam, even though the scalpel can only cut within its focal length. Monomolecular blades require no power supply and quickly slice through most matter with minimal effort. Finally, Nanotech scalpels cause minimal disruption of tissue but operate slowly. There is current research in an experimental scalpel that utilizes Transporter technology.

This is the area on most starbases and ships where patients are treated. They can help minor stuff to outbreaks and surgery. Most all sickbays are also equipped with EMH programs (see EMH).

Sickbay Overhead Sensor Cluster
This is a circular arrangement of sensors located above the primary Biobed in sickbay. It augments the sensors of the Biobed, and also provides an emergency containment field to prevent contamination.

Somnetic Inducer
A device used to induce sleep. Otherwise similar to the Alpha Wave Induction unit above.

Sonic Separator
A device used to separate tissues into very fine bundles. It is primarily used in brain operations, but is also useful in other areas of the body which have very small or very delicate parts.

Stasis Field Generator
This device is used in emergencies when a patient cannot be stabilized and requires treatment that is not immediately available. It significantly slows all biological activity within the perimeter of the field, placing the patient in a sort of suspended animation. The patient will not be aware of any passage of time while under the influence of a stasis unit, since the biochemical activity of the patient's brain is effectively halted.

Subcutaneous Transponder
A device placed under the skin, usually in the forearm, that allows a person to be transported without needing a communicator to use as a signal lock; usually used in covert operations.

Surgical Support Frame
Also sometimes called "the clamshell" due to it's shape which covers a patient like a shell, this device is attached to a Biobed to provide aid and assistance during surgery or emergency life support. It creates sterile conditions around the patient and provides diagnostics and monitors vital signs of the patient. It is littered with biosensors, and has a large display of the surgical area.

Transporter Biofilter
A sub-system of all Federation transporters designed to scan an incoming transporter beam prior to materialization and to remove potentially harmful diseases and viral contaminations.

Trilaser Connector
Also called a synaptic braider; an instrument used to reconnect damaged nerves.

Vitalizer Beam
A field which can be placed around an individual to prevent loss of blood.