Yes...we do need one desparately.
Unless you have a monitor...there is no way you can really say what a person's heart is doing or not doing. You can guess from symptons and there are several intervention measures that can be taken without knowing the exact dysfunction.
There are a couple other pieces of equipment that are crucial to diagnosing life threatening situations. I would love to find some donoars for this equipment.
With the way this island is growing and the increase in tourism.....it is prudent that we get better supplies and equipment.
We are not only taking care of all the local residents...but tourists as well.
Maybe if everyone wrote a letter to the Minister of Health and the Belize Tourist Board voicing their concerns....it would help. Maybe....
If anyone knows of any medical supply salvage companies in the states or organizations that would be willing to donate, please let me know.