Isotopes are used to sterilize medical equipment and perform diagnostic imaging scans and radiopharmaceutical evaluations and treatments in medical settings. They are also used in making smoke detectors, detectors that p... More »

Isotope sodium-24 is a radioactive form of sodium that produces beta and gamma radiation. It has applications in medicine, physical sciences and engineering to trace the flow of either sodium or other liquids by using ra... More »

As of 2014, there are 15 isotopes of carbon. They are C-8 through C-22. Only C-12 and C-13 are stable, while the other isotopes are radioactive, and of these, only C-14 is found in nature. More »

Naturally occurring isotopes of lithium are Li-6 and Li-7. Li-6 is a component of nuclear weapons and also used to produce H-3, a radioisotope which is used in scientific research. Li-7 is used to regulate pH levels of t... More »

An incentive spirometer is a medical equipment that patients use to keep the lungs healthy following a surgical operation, explains MedlinePlus. It allows patients to learn how to take slow, deep breaths. More »

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A magnetic resonance imaging machine is medical equipment that uses radio wave energy pulses and a magnetic field to generate accurate images of the structures and organs inside the body, states WebMD. Doctors use the ma... More »

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