gas cylinder

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gas cylinder

A high-pressure, nonreactive, seamless tempered steel container for compressed gas used for medical, therapeutic, or diagnostic purposes.
See also: cylinder
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He alleged Polyclinic hospital administration awarded three-year contract for provision of oxygen cylinders in violation of PPRA Rules.
After the family said they could not pay the bribe, the miffed employee fitted the boy with an empty oxygen cylinder. He died soon after due to suffocation.
Dr Onyekachukwu Ibezim, Managing Director, Anambra State Oxygen Production Plant, said the plant was capable of producing 200 standard oxygen cylinders daily.
Prosecutors claim Ferrie, 60, struck Miss Gallagher "on the head with an oxygen cylinder or similar implement to her injury" on the date in question.
Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) [India], Jun 10 ( ANI ): In a sheer case of medical apathy, three out of four infants died after being put on one oxygen cylinder in Lucknow's King George's Medical University.
Patna: A six-year-old girl suffering from severe heart problems died after her family were compelled to make rounds of a major government hospital with an oxygen cylinder in hand -- the second such incident in the past fortnight.
A PENSIONER has died after a fire at a residential care home, thought to have been caused by an exploding oxygen cylinder, the local authority has said.
A ward boy told him to carry an oxygen cylinder with him to MRI room which is prohibited.
Rajesh Maru was accompanying an elderly relative for an MRI scan and entered the room carrying an oxygen cylinder. Suddenly, the MRI machine with it's mammoth force pulled in the oxygen cylinder along with Maru and his hand got stuck in the machine, causing oxygen leak.
The Sunday forecast called for clear skies all the way home, with a 90-knot tailwind at FL230.I slipped on my re-breather mask just after takeoff, checked the pressure in the oxygen cylinder and reminded myself I probably would need to switch over to my backup tank during the flight.
A PENSIONER died in hospital after suering a cardiac arrest after stafailed to notice her oxygen cylinder was empty, an inquest heard.
Irving, TX, August 27, 2014 --(PR.com)-- The global oxygen cylinder market is highly fragmented with more than 50 companies supplying oxygen globally for different purposes.