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syringe

 [sir´inj, sĭ-rinj´]
an instrument for introducing fluids into or withdrawing them from the body.
Components of a syringe. Shading indicates areas that must be kept sterile before and during parenteral injections. From Bolander, 1994.
Asepto syringe a syringe designed to fit directly into large lumen tubing; also used for intraoperative irrigation.
bulb syringe a syringe with a bulb on one end; compression of the bulb creates a vacuum for gentle suction of small amounts of bodily drainage, such as oral and nasal secretions. It is also used for intraoperative irrigation.
Using a bulb syringe. From Lammon et al., 1995.
hypodermic syringe one for introduction of liquids through a hollow needle into subcutaneous tissues.

bulb syringe

a device with a flexible bulb that replaces the plunger for instillation or aspiration. Bulb syringes can be used to irrigate an external orifice, such as the auditory canal. See also syringe.

syringe

an instrument for introducing fluids into or withdrawing them from the body.

bulb syringe
a compressible rubber bulb with a pierced, pointed end that allows suction and expulsion of fluids. Useful in irrigating ears or small cavities as in abscesses.
syringe driver
an electronically controlled syringe used for delivering small volumes of fluid at a constant rate.
hypodermic syringe
one for introduction of liquids through a hollow needle into subcutaneous tissues.
pole syringe
a syringe on a long pole so that the syringe can be operated from a distance, e.g. through the bars of a cage.
projectile syringe
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Wiping avoids the potential adverse effects on the respiratory mucosa, bradycardia, and lower Apgar scores associated with suctioning via bulb syringes.
Instruments useful for the removal of crusts include 1)a 4-mm, O[degrees] telescope, 2) a Frazier suction tube, 3) cup or alligator forceps, and 4) a bulb syringe or other irrigation setup.
Bulb Syringes and Infections The bulb syringe that's so helpful in clearing your newborn's nose may be a carrier of bacteria.
Compliance: The SinuCleanse System uses no pressure and is gentle and more comfortable to use than a bulb syringe or water pick.
A bulb syringe is helpful, although may not remove thick mucus.
Your doctor may recommend using special over-the-counter drops to soften the wax before using a bulb syringe to gently flush it out of your ear.
There are three basic types of nasal aspirator: bulb syringes, battery-powered aspirators and self-suctioning aspirators.
Because the organisms live within the waterlines, only heat-sterilized/sterile-disposable bulb syringes or sterile water delivery devices should be used to deliver the sterile water.
Kaz will continue to manufacture and market the aspirators, bulb syringes and breast pumps, but will not use the Medi-Bear name.
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Consumers can also use earwax softeners and bulb syringes to try to deal with the problem at home, but that approach often yields less than satisfactory results and risks injury to the inner ear.