With the objective of providing the best patient care, you must have the right equipment. One of the most basic pieces of equipment in any healthcare facility is the examination table.
Ritter, a leading medical equipment brand, offers a wide range of exam tables designed to meet the specific needs of different healthcare practices. In this blog, we will compare five popular Ritter examination table models available at MFI Medical to help you choose the right one for your practice.
1. Ritter 204 Manual Examination Table
The Ritter 204 Manual Examination Table is an affordable and reliable option for practices that do not require powered height adjustments. It features a manual backrest and seamless, easy-to-clean upholstery. The Ritter 204 is designed with a built-in storage compartment and a pull-out step, providing both convenience and accessibility for patients and healthcare professionals.
- It is affordable hence suitable for small healthcare facilities
- Simple design with manual adjustments makes it easy to operate
- Built-in storage compartment
- No powered height adjustment requires manual work
- Limited weight capacity (up to 500 lbs)
2. Ritter 222 Barrier-Free Power Examination Table
The Ritter 222 Barrier-Free Power Examination Table offers a powered height adjustment feature, making it easier for patients with mobility issues to get on and off the table. This model has a weight capacity of up to 450 lbs and features a manual backrest. With its barrier-free design, it lowers to a height of 18 inches, ensuring accessibility for a wide range of patients.
- Powered height adjustment eliminates manual work
- Barrier-free design
- Comparatively expensive than manual options
- Lower weight capacity compared to some other models (up to 450 lbs) limits its usability
3. Ritter 223 Barrier-Free Power Examination Table
The Ritter 223 Barrier-Free Power Examination Table is an upgraded version of the Ritter 222, with the addition of a power-assisted backrest. This model is designed to offer healthcare providers the ability to easily position patients for various procedures. The Ritter 223 also includes a built-in pelvic tilt feature, adding versatility.
- Powered height adjustment and backrest automate the work. Thus adding convenience for healthcare providers.
- The built-in pelvic tilt feature is a bonus for both patient and the examiner
- More expensive than the Ritter 222
- Lower weight capacity compared to some other models (up to 450 lbs) reduces its usability
4. Ritter 224 Barrier-Free Examination Chair
The Ritter 224 Barrier-Free Examination Chair is a versatile option. It combines the features of an examination table and a procedure chair. It offers powered height adjustment, backrest, and leg rest controls, making it suitable for various patient positions. This model is particularly well-suited for facilities that need to conserve space without compromising on functionality.
- Versatile design
- Powered height adjustment and backrest
- Space-saving solution
- More expensive than basic examination tables
5. Ritter 225 Barrier-Free Examination Chair
The Ritter 225 Barrier-Free Examination Chair is the most advanced model in this comparison, offering all the features of the Ritter 224 with additional enhancements. It includes a built-in pelvic tilt feature for added versatility. The Ritter 225 has run the extra mile in offering programmable memory positions, making it easier for healthcare providers to switch between various procedures.
- Highly versatile and advanced features make the work of the healthcare provider easy.
- Programmable memory positions
- Most expensive option in this comparison
- Not ideal for budget-conscious practices
Choosing the right Ritter examination table for your medical practice depends on your specific needs, budget, and the type of procedures you perform. The Ritter 204 Manual Examination Table is an excellent choice for those looking for a budget-friendly option. In contrast, the Ritter 222 and 223 Barrier-Free Power Examination Tables offer greater accessibility and versatility with their powered height adjustment and additional features. The Ritter 224 and 225 Barrier-Free Examination Chairs are ideal for practices requiring a space-saving solution without compromising functionality.
In conclusion, MFI Medical offers a variety of Ritter examination table options to cater to the diverse needs of healthcare practices. Assessing your practice's requirements and budget will help you make an informed decision and ultimately improve patient care and experience.