drip chamber


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chamber

 [chām´ber]
an enclosed space.
Chambers of the eye. From Dorland's, 2000.
anterior chamber the part of the aqueous humor-containing space of the eyeball between the cornea and iris.
counting chamber the part of a hemacytometer consisting of a microscopic slide with a depression whose base is marked in grids, and into which a measured volume of a sample of blood or bacterial culture is placed and covered with a cover glass. The number of cells and formed blood elements in the squares is counted under a microscope and used as a representative sample for calculating the unit volume.
drip chamber the expanded portion of intravenous tubing into which fluid falls, where the rate of flow can be monitored if necessary. See also intravenous infusion.
hyperbaric chamber an enclosed space in which gas (oxygen) can be raised to greater than atmospheric pressure; see also hyperbaric oxygenation.
ionization chamber an enclosure containing two or more electrodes between which an electric current may be passed when the enclosed gas is ionized by radiation; used for determining the intensity of x-rays and other rays.
posterior chamber that part of the aqueous humor–containing space of the eyeball between the iris and the lens.
vitreous chamber the vitreous humor–containing space in the eyeball, bounded anteriorly by the lens and ciliary body and posteriorly by the posterior wall of the eyeball.

drip chamber

A hollow device where intravenous fluids are collected before infusion into a patient.
See also: chamber
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In addition, when a CSF sample is collected from the distal port, the entire volume of CSF in the drip chamber should be sent for testing to obtain an accurate WBC count per unit of volume.
Delta pressures can indicate the following: (a) increased postpump arterial pressure/decreased venous pressure--an indication of clotting in the arterial drip chamber or in the dialyzer; (b) increased postpump arterial pressure/increased venous pressure-an indication of clotting prior to or in the venous drip chamber; and (c) if clotting is extensive, the rise in pressure readings will rise sharply (Daugirdas & Ing, 1994, p.
Since there are no drop sensors needed with cassettes, there are no false alarms from improperly primed drip chambers, condensation, formula running down the sides of the drip chambers, or dirty drop sensors.
Contract awarded for Event 7396/2017 venoclisis equipment filter of 15 microns with ventilated cover, Without needle, With drip chamber, Transparent of 20 drops / ml, Flexible pipe with macro flow regulator, Connector for
Tenders are invited for Set Infusion Micro-Drip Presterilised Disposable For Pediatric Use Consisting Of Nontoxic Pvc Tubing 1700Mm With Drip Chamber Of Minimum 100Ml Capacity With Cannula Stainless Steel To Deliver 60 Drops Per Ml
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