Medical technology

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Cardiac regulator

  • Analogue to the 20th century pacemaker (SCE Short Story: "Wildfire, Book 2")
  • Regulates both cardiac rhythm and blood pressure (SCE Short Story: "Wildfire, Book 2")

Cortical stimulator

  • Device used to attempt induction of neural tissue through electrical stimulation for patients with low to no brain activity (Various)
  • In use by 22nd century (ENT: "Observer Effect")

Delta wave inducer

  • Sleep aid used to directly produce a state of sleep in a patient in order to aid healing via stimulating the production of delta waves in the brain (DS9: "The Passenger", "Invasive Procedures"; DS9 Novel: Mission Gamma: Cathedral)
    • Mistakenly referred to as an alpha wave inducer in "The Passenger", but alpha waves are associated with wakefulness


  • High-precision version of a laser scalpel for more precise surgeries (TNG: "Ethics"; VOY: "Message in a Bottle"; DS9 Novel: Mission Gamma: Cathedral)


  • Known by 22nd century (ENT Novel: Kobayashi Maru)
  • Presumably used to improve nerve conductivity or functionality (ENT Novel: Kobayashi Maru)


  • Non-invasive injection device delivering medicine via a burst of compressed air (Various)
  • In use by 22nd century (ENT: "Breaking the Ice")

Laser scalpel

  • Standard laser-based low-precision medical cutting tool (TNG: "The Host"; DS9: "Invasive Procedures", "The Alternate"; VOY: "Dark Frontier", "Imperfection"; TNG Novel: Vendetta)


  • Kit of commonly needed medical resources for usage in the field (Various)
  • Standard collection of hypospray cartridges (TNG Novel: Immortal Coil)
    • Broad-spectrum antibiotics
    • Broad-spectrum antivirals
    • Cardiopulmonary stimulant
    • Steroid combinations
    • Viral inhibitor


  • Known by 22nd century (ENT Novel: Kobayashi Maru)
  • Presumably hand-wielded cutting implement used for microsurgery (ENT Novel: Kobayashi Maru)

Muscle regenerator

  • Used to repair minor damage to muscle tissue, such as sprains (TNG Novel: Immortal Coil)
    • Presumably by accelerating natural healing


  • Medical scanning system developed by Starfleet in the 2270s allowing Sickbay to instantly retrieve the biosigns of any crewmember on demand (TOS Novel: Ex Machina)
    • Passive units within uniform belt in that era of Starfleet uniforms (TOS Novel: Ex Machina)
    • Central device within Sickbay connects with perscan unit on command of authorized medical officer to retrieve immediate bioscan results (TOS Novel: Ex Machina)

Synthetic skin

  • Aerosolized organic compound in use by mid-23rd century (DIS Novel: Desperate Hours)
  • When applied to burns or other injuries in which the dermis has been exposed in a limited region, solidifies into an artificial epidermis which accelerates natural healing and protects against infection