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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 Institute for Safe Medical Practices emphasizes the use of specialized oral syringes (not standard slip tip or luer-lock syringes) for administering oral hazardous drugs to prevent inadvertent IV administration.
``We believe our newer brands, Contisol and Maelor Oral Syringes, will contribute increasingly to Maelor's profitability in future years, '' added Mr Macpherson.
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).
* HSSA Packaging Services--a consortium of state-of-the-art packaging centers that can provide POC-compatible, bar-coded packaging for oral solids in pouches, blisters, bingo cards and unit of use; liquids in cups and oral syringes; multiple-dose sizes for nonsterile powders; solid-dose antibiotic packaging in pouches and bottles; CV-CII capabilities; and patient-compliant packaging.
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.