Medical supplies refers to the non-durable disposable health care materials ordered or prescribed by a physician, which is primarily and customarily used to serve a medical purpose and includes ostomy supplies, catheters, oxygen,and diabetic supplies.MEDICAL SUPPLY CLERK. Under direction, to operate a large supply room containing a variety of medical, office and janitorial items; to order, receive, store and issue supplies and equipment; to maintain a variety of records on items ordered, received and issued; and to do related work as required.
A medical device is any device intended to be used for medical purposes. Medical devices benefit patients by helping health care providers diagnose.In the working parlance, medical supplies are usually understood to mean articles which are low-as standing orders in place to ensure that the items of interest (e.g., gloves, gauze, needles and syringes) are never out of stock.