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oral syringe

A syringe made of plastic or glass. It is not fitted with a needle but is graduated and is used to dispense liquid medication to children. The tip is constructed to prevent its breaking in the child's mouth. An oral syringe may also be used to deliver fluids to impaired patients with an intact swallowing mechanism.
See also: syringe
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The company has also launched its own catheter maintenance under the Contisol brand and Maelor Oral Syringes.
Each caregiver was asked to measure a 5 mL dose (within 20%) using a set of measuring devices: two dosing cups (one with printed calibration markings, the other with etched markings), a dropper, a dosing spoon, and two oral syringes (one with and one without a bottle adapter).
API has addressed this problem with a new line of oral syringes, droppers and accessories--including a pill cutter--that makes the experience easier.
Their latest product, Maelor Oral Syringes, fulfils an unmet need for individually wrapped devices to give doses of liquid medicines accurately to patients he said.
The ISMP recommends using only measuring cups or oral syringes for administering liquids.
With some, it's possible to draw medications in and administer them without removing the cap, which can then easily discharge and eject into a child's airway The ISMP recommends using only measuring cups or oral syringes for administering liquids.
Bottles for liquids feature a receptacle for oral syringes.
Maelor has acquired two new products, at least one of which,Maelor Oral Syringes, should make a contribution to its bottom line in the current financial year.
Contract award: providing medical devices for enteral nutrition (feeding tubes - tubes nutrition gravity - oral syringes - gastrostomy - water pockets and pockets enteral nutrition), for all institutions of public assistance - paris hospitals