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Something used or something new? Things to consider when buying equipment second hand
  1. Philip Lhermette


In times of austerity it is tempting to acquire equipment at a bargain price. With a limited budget, the choice can be between a single, new piece of equipment or various items second-hand. Philip Lhermette considers the pros and cons of second hand equipment, discussing whether it really does work out cheaper and how well equipment designed for the human medical market can be adapted for veterinary use.

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