From 1994 to October 31, 2018 over $3.6 million has been spent & committed through the donations to the Powell River Hospital Foundation.
Gamma Camera: ($46,921) shows how internal organs are working by taking images of the flow of medically- administered tracer radionuclides. Helps doctors make diagnoses. Status: on order.
External pacemakers: ($9,264) A temporary method of cardiac pacing for emergency situations, or when a patient’s pacemaker must be replaced or repaired.
Patient Vital Signs Monitor: ($8,512) Measures pulse, temperature, breathing and blood pressure; provides critical information needed to make life-saving decisions. (For the Texada clinic.) Status: on order.
Colonoscope: ($42,814) A flexible, lighted instrument used to view the inside of the colon.
Infant Incubators: (2) ($74,412) On order
Obstetric Ultrasound Machine ($45,000) On order
Electronic Fetal Monitor ($19,000) On order
Broselaw Cart ($3,377) Helps doctor act fast when child is in distress.
Ultrasound / Echo machine ($215,953). Ultrasound to determine the size, shape and strength of the heart.
Portable Glidescope ($20,113). A tube that keeps air, medication or anesthesia flowing to the lungs while doctor examines, and a camera records, the condition of a patient's throat. Also used for removing obstacles from it.
Telehealth Project ($25,435). Video that links treating physician with specialists.
2014: ER Patient Vital Signs Monitor ($6,985). Replacement.
ERGlidescope ($5,000).*Special device for use when insertion of a tube into patient’s throat is difficult.
Hutch for extended care ($5,000).
Endoscope Software ($54,782).
Laparascope ($94,240). For viewing abdominal cavity.
Colonoscope ($34,125). See explanation above.
Dental Surgery Tools ($14,450).
CT Scan ($1,900,000). Uses computer processed X-rays to produce a 3D image of any part of the body.
Cytoscope ($11,847). For viewing the urinary tract.
Laparascopic Telescope ($2,802). For viewing the abdominal cavity.
Blood Gas Analyzer ($65,184). Measures oxygen, carbon dioxide and acidity. A common test for patients with respiratory disease or critical illness.
Portable Ultrasound ($30,452). Provides real time 2D image of soft tissues within the body. Can be brought to a patient's bedside.
Colposcope ($12,885). Allows early diagnosis of cervical cancer.
Helipad Night Lights ($51,120). Allows medical evacuation at night.
Opthamological Microscope ($56,497). For eye examination and surgery.
Gastroscope & Colonoscope ($62,209). Devices consisting of a tube with a light and tiny camera that allow doctors to examine and perform surgery on the throat, stomach or colon.
C-arm Imaging ($137,901). Provides x-ray images of patient from many angles, in real time.
Stress-tester ($24,398). Assesses cardiac function during exercise.
Hydrotherapy Pool ($510,360). Specially designed to provide heat and buoyancy for pain relief and general fitness exercises.
The Foundation funds equipment and training.
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PR Hospital Foundation
5000 Joyce Avenue
Powell River, BC V8A 5R3
(604) 485-3211 Ext 4349.
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