The removal of secretions, gas or fluid from hollow or tubular organs or cavities by means of a tube and a device that acts on negative pressure.
Any suction exerted by the mouth; response of the mammalian infant to draw milk from the breast. Includes sucking on inanimate objects. Not to be used for thumb sucking, which is indexed under fingersucking.
Visible accumulations of fluid within or beneath the epidermis.
The oval-shaped oral cavity located at the apex of the digestive tract and consisting of two parts: the vestibule and the oral cavity proper.
A space in which the pressure is far below atmospheric pressure so that the remaining gases do not affect processes being carried on in the space.
The most diversified of all fish orders and the largest vertebrate order. It includes many of the commonly known fish such as porgies, croakers, sunfishes, dolphin fish, mackerels, TUNA, etc.
Instinctual behavior pattern in which food is obtained by killing and consuming other species.
Behavioral responses or sequences associated with eating including modes of feeding, rhythmic patterns of eating, and time intervals.
Bony structure of the mouth that holds the teeth. It consists of the MANDIBLE and the MAXILLA.
The mouth, teeth, jaws, pharynx, and related structures as they relate to mastication, deglutition, and speech.
Aspiration of the contents of the uterus with a vacuum curette.
The removal of fluids or discharges from the body, such as from a wound, sore, or cavity.
Common name of the order Siluriformes. This order contains many families and over 2,000 species, including venomous species. Heteropneustes and Plotosus genera have dangerous stings and are aggressive. Most species are passive stingers.
The application of a vacuum across the surface of a wound through a foam dressing cut to fit the wound. This removes wound exudates, reduces build-up of inflammatory mediators, and increases the flow of nutrients to the wound thus promoting healing.
The properties, processes, and behavior of biological systems under the action of mechanical forces.
A type of stress exerted uniformly in all directions. Its measure is the force exerted per unit area. (McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 6th ed)
Hospital department which manages and provides the required housekeeping functions in all areas of the hospital.
A mobile U-shaped bone that lies in the anterior part of the neck at the level of the third CERVICAL VERTEBRAE. The hyoid bone is suspended from the processes of the TEMPORAL BONES by ligaments, and is firmly bound to the THYROID CARTILAGE by muscles.
A procedure involving placement of a tube into the trachea through the mouth or nose in order to provide a patient with oxygen and anesthesia.
The period of care beginning when the patient is removed from surgery and aimed at meeting the patient's psychological and physical needs directly after surgery. (From Dictionary of Health Services Management, 2d ed)
The part of a human or animal body connecting the HEAD to the rest of the body.
Decompression external to the body, most often the slow lessening of external pressure on the whole body (especially in caisson workers, deep sea divers, and persons who ascend to great heights) to prevent DECOMPRESSION SICKNESS. It includes also sudden accidental decompression, but not surgical (local) decompression or decompression applied through body openings.
Plastic tubes used for drainage of air or fluid from the pleural space. Their surgical insertion is called tube thoracostomy.
The dilated portion of the common carotid artery at its bifurcation into external and internal carotids. It contains baroreceptors which, when stimulated, cause slowing of the heart, vasodilatation, and a fall in blood pressure.
The motion of air currents.
The storing or preserving of video signals for television to be played back later via a transmitter or receiver. Recordings may be made on magnetic tape or discs (VIDEODISC RECORDING).
Sugar-rich liquid produced in plant glands called nectaries. It is either produced in flowers or other plant structures, providing a source of attraction for pollinating insects and animals, as well as being a nutrient source to animal mutualists which provide protection of plants against herbivores.
The prevention of access by infecting organisms to the locus of potential infection.
Devices which are very resistant to wear and may be used over a long period of time. They include items such as wheelchairs, hospital beds, artificial limbs, etc.
Diseases of the uvea.
Common name for FISHES belonging to the order Perciformes and occurring in three different families.
A family of the order Anura, distinguished by the lack of a tongue. It includes four living genera of aquatic "toads". Two of the most familiar pipids are the popularly called Surinam "toad" (Pipa pipa) and XENOPUS LAEVIS.
Receptors in the vascular system, particularly the aorta and carotid sinus, which are sensitive to stretch of the vessel walls.
The force per unit area that the air exerts on any surface in contact with it. Primarily used for articles pertaining to air pressure within a closed environment.
Surgical procedures employed to correct REFRACTIVE ERRORS such as MYOPIA; HYPEROPIA; or ASTIGMATISM. These may involve altering the curvature of the CORNEA; removal or replacement of the CRYSTALLINE LENS; or modification of the SCLERA to change the axial length of the eye.
A response by the BARORECEPTORS to increased BLOOD PRESSURE. Increased pressure stretches BLOOD VESSELS which activates the baroreceptors in the vessel walls. The net response of the CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM is a reduction of central sympathetic outflow. This reduces blood pressure both by decreasing peripheral VASCULAR RESISTANCE and by lowering CARDIAC OUTPUT. Because the baroreceptors are tonically active, the baroreflex can compensate rapidly for both increases and decreases in blood pressure.
Endoscopes for the visualization of the interior of the bronchi.
Intentional removal of a fetus from the uterus by any of a number of techniques. (POPLINE, 1978)
Exudates are fluids, CELLS, or other cellular substances that are slowly discharged from BLOOD VESSELS usually from inflamed tissues. Transudates are fluids that pass through a membrane or squeeze through tissue or into the EXTRACELLULAR SPACE of TISSUES. Transudates are thin and watery and contain few cells or PROTEINS.
Motion picture study of successive images appearing on a fluoroscopic screen.
Reinfusion of blood or blood products derived from the patient's own circulation. (Dorland, 27th ed)
Recovery of blood lost from surgical procedures for reuse by the same patient in AUTOLOGOUS BLOOD TRANSFUSIONS. It is collected during (intraoperatively) or after completion of (postoperatively) the surgical procedures.
Methods of creating machines and devices.
The part of the face that is below the eye and to the side of the nose and mouth.
Elements of limited time intervals, contributing to particular results or situations.
A group of elongate elasmobranchs. Sharks are mostly marine fish, with certain species large and voracious.
Tumor-like sterile accumulation of serum in a tissue, organ, or cavity. It results from a tissue insult and is the product of tissue inflammation. It most commonly occurs following MASTECTOMY.
The motion of fluids, especially noncompressible liquids, under the influence of internal and external forces.
Measurement of the blood pressure of the retinal vessels. It is used also for the determination of the near point of convergence (CONVERGENCE, OCULAR). (From Cline, et al., Dictionary of Visual Science, 4th ed)
External decompression applied to the lower body. It is used to study orthostatic intolerance and the effects of gravitation and acceleration, to produce simulated hemorrhage in physiologic research, to assess cardiovascular function, and to reduce abdominal stress during childbirth.
Group of fish under the superorder Acanthopterygii, separate from the PERCIFORMES, which includes swamp eels, mullets, sticklebacks, seahorses, spiny eels, rainbowfishes, and KILLIFISHES. The name is derived from the six taxa which comprise the group. (From, 8/4/2000)
A genus of the Ambystomatidae family. The best known species are the axolotl AMBYSTOMA MEXICANUM and the closely related tiger salamander Ambystoma tigrinum. They may retain gills and remain aquatic without developing all of the adult characteristics. However, under proper changes in the environment they metamorphose.
Dilatation of the COLON, often to alarming dimensions. There are various types of megacolon including congenital megacolon in HIRSCHSPRUNG DISEASE, idiopathic megacolon in CONSTIPATION, and TOXIC MEGACOLON.
Post-systolic relaxation of the HEART, especially the HEART VENTRICLES.
A genus of chiefly Eurasian and African land snails including the principal edible snails as well as several pests of cultivated plants.
The washing of a body cavity or surface by flowing water or solution for therapy or diagnosis.
The insertion of a tube into the stomach, intestines, or other portion of the gastrointestinal tract to allow for the passage of food products, etc.

Idiopathic CD4+ T lymphocytopenia disclosed by the onset of empyema thoracis. (1/844)

A 56-year-old man was admitted to our hospital in December 1996 due to empyema thoracis. A laboratory examination revealed lymphocytopenia and CD4+ T lymphocytopenia (<300 cells/ microl). No evidence for a human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection was found. No malignant, hematological or autoimmune disease was detected. We thus diagnosed this case as being idiopathic CD4+ T lymphocytopenia (ICL). During his hospital treatment, he was affected with cytomegaloviral retinitis and cured by therapy. His subsequent treatment went well without a recurrence of severe infection although a low CD4+ T lymphocyte count continued after the recovery from empyema thoracis.  (+info)

Pneumococcal psoas abscess. (2/844)

A 47-year-old woman was admitted to our hospital because of severe low back pain. A computed tomography (CT) scan revealed a left sided psoas muscle abscess. On the first hospital day, US-guided drainage was performed. Streptococcus pneumoniae was isolated from the pus. Thereafter, the open drainage of the abscess and antibiotic treatment were given with subsequent clinical improvement. Only 10 cases of pneumococcal psoas abscess have been previously reported in the world literature.  (+info)

Use of ultrasonography in the patient with acute renal trauma. (3/844)

The purpose of this study was to assess the use of emergent ultrasonographic examination in acute traumatic renal injuries. Over a 3 year period, prospective data of all patients who had an emergency ultrasonogram were recorded. Thirty-two patients with 37 renal injuries were studied retrospectively to identify in how many patients the sonogram detected free fluid or a renal parenchymal abnormality. Free fluid in the abdomen was identified in 19 of 32 patients (59%). However, 12 of these 19 patients had concomitant injury, such as splenic rupture requiring splenectomy, severe liver lacerations, or bowel lacerations requiring repair, that were possible causes of the free fluid. Eliminating these patients, only seven of 20 patients with isolated renal injuries had free fluid in the abdomen (35%), whereas 13 of 20 patients (65%) had no evidence of free fluid. All seven patients with free fluid had moderate or severe renal injuries. Renal parenchymal abnormalities were identified on ultrasonograms in eight of 37 (22%) of injured kidneys. The abnormalities were detected more commonly in cases of severe injury (60%). In conclusion, acute injuries of the kidney from blunt abdominal trauma often are associated with significant splenic, hepatic, or bowel trauma. Isolated renal injuries frequently occur without the presence of free fluid in the abdomen. Furthermore, the ultrasonogram of the kidney often is normal with acute renal injuries, but it is more likely to be abnormal with severe (grade II or greater) renal injuries. Sonography may be used in the triage of patients with blunt abdominal trauma and possible renal injury. However, a negative ultrasonogram does not exclude renal injury, and, depending on clinical and laboratory findings, other imaging procedures such as computed tomography should be performed.  (+info)

Transcervical recovery of fetal cells from the lower uterine pole: reliability of recovery and histological/immunocytochemical analysis of recovered cell populations. (4/844)

The aim of this work was to isolate, enumerate and attempt the identification of fetal cells recovered from the lower uterine pole. Immediately before elective termination of pregnancy at 7-17 weeks gestation, samples were recovered by transcervical flushing of the lower uterine pole (n = 108) or transcervical aspiration of mucus from just above the internal os (n = 187), and their contents examined using histological, immunohistochemical and molecular techniques. Syncytiotrophoblasts were identified morphologically in 28 out of 89 (31%) and 50 out of 180 (28%) flushings and aspirates respectively (mean 29%). Immunocytochemistry with monoclonal antibodies (mAbs) recognizing trophoblast or epithelial cell antigens on a smaller number of samples (n = 69) identified putative placental cells in 13 out of 19 (68%) and 25 out of 50 (50%) flushings and aspirates respectively (mean 55%). These included groups of distinctive cells with a small, round, hyperchromatic nucleus, strongly reactive with mAbs PLAP, NDOG1 and FT1.41.1. Smaller groups of larger, amorphous cells, usually containing multiple large, pale staining nuclei, reactive with mAb 340 and to a lesser degree with mAb NDOG5 were also observed. Taking cellular morphology and immunophenotype into consideration, the smaller uninucleate cells were likely to be villous mesenchymal cells, while the larger cells were possibly degrading villous syncytiotrophoblast. There was no significant difference in the frequency of fetal cells obtained by the two recovery methods. Squamous or columnar epithelial cells, labelled strongly with antibodies to cytokeratins or human milk fat globule protein, were observed in 97% (29 out of 30) of aspirates. The use of cervagem in a small number of patients prior to termination of pregnancy did not appear to influence the subsequent recovery of placental cells. Y-specific DNA was detected by polymerase chain reaction (PCR) in 13 out of 26 (50%) flushings and (99 out of 154) 64% aspirates analysed (mean 62%). In-situ hybridization (ISH) revealed Y-specific targets in 40 out of 69 (60%) of aspirates analysed. A comparison of PCR data obtained from transcervical recovered samples and placental tissues showed a concordance of 80% (76 out of 95), with 10 false positives. Comparing the PCR data from tissues with data derived by ISH from 41 aspirates gave a concordance of 90% with two false positives. Although syncytiotrophoblasts were much more likely to be present in samples containing immunoreactive placental cells, the detection rates of fetal-derived DNA were similar regardless of the morphological and/or immunological presence of placental cells. We conclude that the transcervical recovery of fetal cells, while promising, requires considerable additional effort being expended in further research and development, particular in the sampling procedure.  (+info)

Evaluation of routine tracheal extubation in children: inflating or suctioning technique? (5/844)

We studied prospectively the effects of the technique of tracheal extubation on arterial haemoglobin oxygen saturation (SpO2) in 120 ASA I-III children, mean age 5.3 (range 0.25-16.9) yr. At completion of surgery, tracheal extubation was performed when spontaneous ventilation had resumed, children were fully awake and SpO2 was 99-100%. Children were allocated randomly to receive a single lung inflation manoeuvre with 100% oxygen before tracheal extubation (group I; n = 59) or to have the tracheal tube removed while applying suction through the tube (group S; n = 61). SpO2 was monitored during the first 5 min after tracheal extubation in the operating room. Supplementary oxygen was given if SpO2 decreased to less than 92%. The time between tracheal extubation and decrease in SpO2 to 92% (T92) was recorded. Children in group S required oxygen administration more frequently after tracheal extubation than those in group I (65.6% vs 45.8%; P = 0.04), and had a three-fold shortening of T92 (mean 25 (SD 19) s vs 85 (63) s; P = 0.0001). These effects were more pronounced in children less than 4 yr of age compared with older children. We conclude that tracheal extubation greatly impaired oxygenation and therefore administration of oxygen was appropriate. This impairment was more marked when suction was used, and in young children. Lung inflation with 100% oxygen before removal of the tracheal tube is advised before routine tracheal extubation in children.  (+info)

Tracheal aspirate as a substrate for polymerase chain reaction detection of viral genome in childhood pneumonia and myocarditis. (6/844)

BACKGROUND: Infectious respiratory disorders are important causes of childhood morbidity and mortality. Viral causes are common and may lead to rapid deterioration, requiring mechanical ventilation; myocardial dysfunction may accompany respiratory decompensation. The etiologic viral diagnosis may be difficult with classic methods. The purpose of this study was to evaluate polymerase chain reaction (PCR) as a diagnostic method for identification of causative agents. METHODS AND RESULTS: PCR was used to amplify sequences of viruses known to cause childhood viral pneumonia and myocarditis. Oligonucleotide primers were designed to amplify specific sequences of DNA virus (adenovirus, cytomegalovirus, herpes simplex virus, and Epstein-Barr virus) and RNA virus (enterovirus, respiratory syncytial virus, influenza A, and influenza B) genomes. Tracheal aspirate samples were obtained from 32 intubated patients and nucleic acid extracted before PCR. PCR results were compared with results of culture, serology, and antigen detection methods when available. In cases of myocarditis (n=7), endomyocardial biopsy samples were analyzed by PCR and compared with tracheal aspirate studies. PCR amplification of viral genome occurred in 18 of 32 samples (56%), with 3 samples PCR positive for 2 viral genomes. Amplified viral sequences included RSV (n=3), enterovirus (n=5), cytomegalovirus (n=4), adenovirus (n=3), herpes simplex virus (n=2), Epstein-Barr virus (n=1), influenza A (n=2), and influenza B (n=1). All 7 cases of myocarditis amplified the same viral genome from heart as found by tracheal aspirate. CONCLUSIONS: PCR is a rapid and sensitive diagnostic tool in cases of viral pneumonia with or without myocarditis, and tracheal aspirate appears to be excellent for analysis.  (+info)

Fertilization and pregnancy outcome with intracytoplasmic sperm injection for azoospermic men. (7/844)

The evident ability of the intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI) procedure to achieve high fertilization and pregnancy rates regardless of semen characteristics has induced its application with spermatozoa surgically retrieved from azoospermic men. Here, ICSI outcome was analysed in 308 cases according to the cause of azoospermia; four additional cycles were with cases of necrozoospermia. All couples were genetically counselled and appropriately screened. Spermatozoa were retrieved by microsurgical epididymal aspiration or from testicular biopsies. Epididymal obstructions were considered congenital (n = 138) or acquired (n = 103), based on the aetiology. Testicular sperm cases were assessed according to the presence (n = 14) or absence (n = 53) of reproductive tract obstruction. The fertilization rate using fresh or cryopreserved epididymal spermatozoa was 72.4% of 911 eggs for acquired obstructions, and 73.1% of 1524 eggs for congenital cases; with clinical pregnancy rates of 48.5% (50/103) and 61.6% (85/138) respectively. Spermatozoa from testicular biopsies fertilized 57.0% of 533 eggs in non-obstructive cases compared to 80.5% of 118 eggs (P = 0.0001) in obstructive azoospermia. The clinical pregnancy rate was 49.1% (26/53) for non-obstructive cases and 57.1% (8/14) for testicular spermatozoa obtained in obstructive azoospermia, including three established with frozen-thawed testicular spermatozoa. In cases of obstructive azoospermia, fertilization and pregnancy rates with epididymal spermatozoa were higher than those achieved using spermatozoa obtained from the testes of men with non-obstructive azoospermia.  (+info)

A resuscitated case from asphyxia by large bronchial cast. (8/844)

A 62-year-old woman with bronchiectasis suffered from asphyxia due to a large bronchial cast that obstructed the bronchial tree. Immediate bronchoscopic suction of a bronchial cast of 17 cm in length through the intubated tube relieved the patients without any complications. Large bronchial casts appear to be rare in this century but it should be considered in patients with acute exacerbation of excessive sputa not only in patients with asthma or allergy but also in patients with respiratory tract infection.  (+info)

In medical terms, suction refers to the process of creating and maintaining a partial vacuum in order to remove fluids or gases from a body cavity or wound. This is typically accomplished using specialized medical equipment such as a suction machine, which uses a pump to create the vacuum, and a variety of different suction tips or catheters that can be inserted into the area being treated.

Suction is used in a wide range of medical procedures and treatments, including wound care, surgical procedures, respiratory therapy, and diagnostic tests. It can help to remove excess fluids such as blood or pus from a wound, clear secretions from the airways during mechanical ventilation, or provide a means of visualizing internal structures during endoscopic procedures.

It is important to use proper technique when performing suctioning, as excessive or improperly applied suction can cause tissue damage or bleeding. Medical professionals are trained in the safe and effective use of suction equipment and techniques to minimize risks and ensure optimal patient outcomes.

"Sucking behavior" is not a term typically used in medical terminology. However, in the context of early childhood development and behavior, "non-nutritive sucking" is a term that may be used to describe an infant or young child's habitual sucking on their thumb, fingers, or pacifiers, beyond what is necessary for feeding. This type of sucking behavior can provide a sense of security, comfort, or help to self-soothe and manage stress or anxiety.

It's important to note that while non-nutritive sucking is generally considered a normal part of early childhood development, persistent sucking habits beyond the age of 2-4 years may lead to dental or orthodontic problems such as an overbite or open bite. Therefore, it's recommended to monitor and address these behaviors if they persist beyond this age range.

A blister is a small fluid-filled bubble that forms on the skin due to friction, burns, or contact with certain chemicals or irritants. Blisters are typically filled with a clear fluid called serum, which is a component of blood. They can also be filled with blood (known as blood blisters) if the blister is caused by a more severe injury.

Blisters act as a natural protective barrier for the underlying skin and tissues, preventing infection and promoting healing. It's generally recommended to leave blisters intact and avoid breaking them, as doing so can increase the risk of infection and delay healing. If a blister is particularly large or painful, medical attention may be necessary to prevent complications.

In medical terms, the mouth is officially referred to as the oral cavity. It is the first part of the digestive tract and includes several structures: the lips, vestibule (the space enclosed by the lips and teeth), teeth, gingiva (gums), hard and soft palate, tongue, floor of the mouth, and salivary glands. The mouth is responsible for several functions including speaking, swallowing, breathing, and eating, as it is the initial point of ingestion where food is broken down through mechanical and chemical processes, beginning the digestive process.

In the context of medical terminology, "vacuum" is not typically used as a standalone term with a specific medical definition. However, it can be used in certain medical procedures or conditions in relation to creating a partial vacuum or absence of pressure. For example:

1. In surgical procedures, such as a vacuum-assisted closure, a vacuum is applied to help promote wound healing by removing fluids and infectious materials from the wound site.
2. In some cases, a therapeutic vacuum may be used to treat soft tissue injuries or conditions like lymphedema, where controlled negative pressure is applied to improve circulation, reduce swelling, and promote healing.
3. A rare medical condition called "spontaneous intracranial hypotension" can occur when there is a leak in the dura mater (the protective membrane surrounding the brain and spinal cord), causing cerebrospinal fluid to escape and creating a negative pressure or vacuum-like effect within the skull, which may result in headaches, neck pain, or other neurological symptoms.

In general, "vacuum" is not a commonly used medical term with a specific definition but can be found in relation to certain procedures or conditions where a partial vacuum or absence of pressure is involved.

I'm sorry for any confusion, but "Perciformes" is not a medical term. It is a term used in the field of biology, specifically in taxonomy and ichthyology (the study of fish). Perciformes is an order of ray-finned bony fishes that includes over 10,000 species, making it the largest order of vertebrates. Examples of fish within this order include perch, sea bass, sunfish, and tuna.

In the context of mental health and psychology, "predatory behavior" is not a term that is commonly used as a medical diagnosis or condition. However, it generally refers to aggressive or exploitative behavior towards others with the intention of taking advantage of them for personal gain or pleasure. This could include various types of harmful behaviors such as sexual harassment, assault, stalking, bullying, or financial exploitation.

In some cases, predatory behavior may be associated with certain mental health conditions, such as antisocial personality disorder or psychopathy, which are characterized by a disregard for the rights and feelings of others. However, it's important to note that not all individuals who engage in predatory behavior have a mental health condition, and many people who do may not necessarily exhibit these behaviors.

If you or someone else is experiencing harm or exploitation, it's important to seek help from a trusted authority figure, such as a healthcare provider, law enforcement officer, or social worker.

Feeding behavior refers to the various actions and mechanisms involved in the intake of food and nutrition for the purpose of sustaining life, growth, and health. This complex process encompasses a coordinated series of activities, including:

1. Food selection: The identification, pursuit, and acquisition of appropriate food sources based on sensory cues (smell, taste, appearance) and individual preferences.
2. Preparation: The manipulation and processing of food to make it suitable for consumption, such as chewing, grinding, or chopping.
3. Ingestion: The act of transferring food from the oral cavity into the digestive system through swallowing.
4. Digestion: The mechanical and chemical breakdown of food within the gastrointestinal tract to facilitate nutrient absorption and eliminate waste products.
5. Assimilation: The uptake and utilization of absorbed nutrients by cells and tissues for energy production, growth, repair, and maintenance.
6. Elimination: The removal of undigested material and waste products from the body through defecation.

Feeding behavior is regulated by a complex interplay between neural, hormonal, and psychological factors that help maintain energy balance and ensure adequate nutrient intake. Disruptions in feeding behavior can lead to various medical conditions, such as malnutrition, obesity, eating disorders, and gastrointestinal motility disorders.

In medical terms, the jaw is referred to as the mandible (in humans and some other animals), which is the lower part of the face that holds the lower teeth in place. It's a large, horseshoe-shaped bone that forms the lower jaw and serves as a attachment point for several muscles that are involved in chewing and moving the lower jaw.

In addition to the mandible, the upper jaw is composed of two bones known as the maxillae, which fuse together at the midline of the face to form the upper jaw. The upper jaw holds the upper teeth in place and forms the roof of the mouth, as well as a portion of the eye sockets and nasal cavity.

Together, the mandible and maxillae allow for various functions such as speaking, eating, and breathing.

The stomatognathic system is a term used in medicine and dentistry to refer to the coordinated functions of the mouth, jaw, and related structures. It includes the teeth, gums, tongue, palate, lips, cheeks, salivary glands, as well as the muscles of mastication (chewing), swallowing, and speech. The stomatognathic system also involves the temporomandibular joint (TMJ) and associated structures that allow for movement of the jaw. This complex system works together to enable functions such as eating, speaking, and breathing. Dysfunction in the stomatognathic system can lead to various oral health issues, including temporomandibular disorders, occlusal problems, and orofacial pain.

Vacuum curettage is a medical procedure that involves the use of suction to remove tissue from the uterus. It is often used as a method of first-trimester abortion, or to treat abnormal uterine conditions such as miscarriage or retained placental tissue after childbirth. The cervix is dilated and a vacuum aspirator is inserted into the uterus to remove the contents using suction. This procedure may also be referred to as vacuum aspiration or suction curettage.

Drainage, in medical terms, refers to the removal of excess fluid or accumulated collections of fluids from various body parts or spaces. This is typically accomplished through the use of medical devices such as catheters, tubes, or drains. The purpose of drainage can be to prevent the buildup of fluids that may cause discomfort, infection, or other complications, or to treat existing collections of fluid such as abscesses, hematomas, or pleural effusions. Drainage may also be used as a diagnostic tool to analyze the type and composition of the fluid being removed.

"Catfishes" is a term that refers to a group of ray-finned fish belonging to the order Siluriformes. However, in a medical or clinical context, "catfishing" has taken on a different meaning. It is a term used to describe the phenomenon of creating a false online identity to deceive someone, particularly in social media or dating websites. The person who creates the fake identity is called a "catfish." This behavior can have serious emotional and psychological consequences for those who are being deceived.

Negative-Pressure Wound Therapy (NPWT) is a medical treatment used to promote wound healing and prevent infection in acute or chronic wounds. It involves the application of controlled sub-atmospheric pressure to the surface of the wound, usually through the use of a vacuum-assisted device.

The negative pressure helps to remove excess fluid and infectious materials from the wound, while also promoting the growth of new tissue by increasing blood flow and stimulating cell proliferation. NPWT can be used in various types of wounds, including diabetic foot ulcers, pressure ulcers, surgical wounds, and traumatic injuries.

The therapy is typically administered through a sealed dressing that covers the wound and is connected to a vacuum pump. The negative pressure is applied continuously or intermittently, depending on the specific needs of the patient and the type of wound being treated. NPWT has been shown to be effective in reducing wound size, promoting healing, and improving overall clinical outcomes in many patients with complex wounds.

Biomechanics is the application of mechanical laws to living structures and systems, particularly in the field of medicine and healthcare. A biomechanical phenomenon refers to a observable event or occurrence that involves the interaction of biological tissues or systems with mechanical forces. These phenomena can be studied at various levels, from the molecular and cellular level to the tissue, organ, and whole-body level.

Examples of biomechanical phenomena include:

1. The way that bones and muscles work together to produce movement (known as joint kinematics).
2. The mechanical behavior of biological tissues such as bone, cartilage, tendons, and ligaments under various loads and stresses.
3. The response of cells and tissues to mechanical stimuli, such as the way that bone tissue adapts to changes in loading conditions (known as Wolff's law).
4. The biomechanics of injury and disease processes, such as the mechanisms of joint injury or the development of osteoarthritis.
5. The use of mechanical devices and interventions to treat medical conditions, such as orthopedic implants or assistive devices for mobility impairments.

Understanding biomechanical phenomena is essential for developing effective treatments and prevention strategies for a wide range of medical conditions, from musculoskeletal injuries to neurological disorders.

In medical terms, pressure is defined as the force applied per unit area on an object or body surface. It is often measured in millimeters of mercury (mmHg) in clinical settings. For example, blood pressure is the force exerted by circulating blood on the walls of the arteries and is recorded as two numbers: systolic pressure (when the heart beats and pushes blood out) and diastolic pressure (when the heart rests between beats).

Pressure can also refer to the pressure exerted on a wound or incision to help control bleeding, or the pressure inside the skull or spinal canal. High or low pressure in different body systems can indicate various medical conditions and require appropriate treatment.

Hospital housekeeping, also known as environmental services, refers to the department within a hospital responsible for maintaining cleanliness, hygiene, and overall sanitation of the healthcare facility. This includes tasks such as:

1. Cleaning patient rooms, bathrooms, and common areas: This involves dusting, vacuuming, mopping, and disinfecting surfaces to prevent the spread of infections and ensure a safe and comfortable environment for patients, visitors, and staff.
2. Linen management: Hospital housekeeping personnel are responsible for managing laundry services, including collecting soiled linens, transporting them to the laundry facility, washing, drying, folding, and delivering clean linens back to the appropriate units.
3. Waste management: Proper disposal of medical waste, such as sharps, biohazardous materials, and regular trash, is essential for infection prevention and ensuring a safe environment. Hospital housekeeping staff follow strict protocols for handling and disposing of different types of waste.
4. Equipment cleaning and maintenance: Hospital housekeeping staff may be responsible for cleaning and maintaining various types of equipment, such as stretchers, wheelchairs, and other non-medical devices, to ensure they are in good working order and free from dust, dirt, and germs.
5. Infection prevention and control: Adhering to strict infection prevention policies and procedures is crucial for hospital housekeeping staff. This includes using personal protective equipment (PPE), following proper hand hygiene practices, and implementing cleaning and disinfection protocols according to established guidelines.
6. Environmental services training and education: Hospital housekeeping departments often provide ongoing training and education to their staff to ensure they are up-to-date on the latest infection prevention techniques, equipment, and best practices.
7. Participating in quality improvement initiatives: Hospital housekeeping staff may collaborate with other healthcare professionals to identify areas for improvement and implement evidence-based strategies to enhance patient care, safety, and satisfaction.

The hyoid bone is a U-shaped bone located in the anterior neck, superior to the thyroid cartilage. It does not articulate with any other bones and serves as an attachment point for various muscles, including those involved in swallowing, breathing, and speaking. The unique structure of the hyoid bone allows it to support the tongue and contribute to the stability of the airway.

Intubation, intratracheal is a medical procedure in which a flexible plastic or rubber tube called an endotracheal tube (ETT) is inserted through the mouth or nose, passing through the vocal cords and into the trachea (windpipe). This procedure is performed to establish and maintain a patent airway, allowing for the delivery of oxygen and the removal of carbon dioxide during mechanical ventilation in various clinical scenarios, such as:

1. Respiratory failure or arrest
2. Procedural sedation
3. Surgery under general anesthesia
4. Neuromuscular disorders
5. Ingestion of toxic substances
6. Head and neck trauma
7. Critical illness or injury affecting the airway

The process of intubation is typically performed by trained medical professionals, such as anesthesiologists, emergency medicine physicians, or critical care specialists, using direct laryngoscopy or video laryngoscopy to visualize the vocal cords and guide the ETT into the correct position. Once placed, the ETT is secured to prevent dislodgement, and the patient's respiratory status is continuously monitored to ensure proper ventilation and oxygenation.

Postoperative care refers to the comprehensive medical treatment and nursing attention provided to a patient following a surgical procedure. The goal of postoperative care is to facilitate the patient's recovery, prevent complications, manage pain, ensure proper healing of the incision site, and maintain overall health and well-being until the patient can resume their normal activities.

This type of care includes monitoring vital signs, managing pain through medication or other techniques, ensuring adequate hydration and nutrition, helping the patient with breathing exercises to prevent lung complications, encouraging mobility to prevent blood clots, monitoring for signs of infection or other complications, administering prescribed medications, providing wound care, and educating the patient about postoperative care instructions.

The duration of postoperative care can vary depending on the type and complexity of the surgical procedure, as well as the individual patient's needs and overall health status. It may be provided in a hospital setting, an outpatient surgery center, or in the patient's home, depending on the level of care required.

In medical terms, the "neck" is defined as the portion of the body that extends from the skull/head to the thorax or chest region. It contains 7 cervical vertebrae, muscles, nerves, blood vessels, lymphatic vessels, and glands (such as the thyroid gland). The neck is responsible for supporting the head, allowing its movement in various directions, and housing vital structures that enable functions like respiration and circulation.

Decompression, in the medical context, refers to the process of reducing pressure on a body part or on a tissue, organ, or fluid within the body. This is often used to describe procedures that are intended to relieve excessive pressure built up inside the body, such as:

1. Decompression sickness treatment: Also known as "the bends," this condition occurs when nitrogen bubbles form in the blood and tissues due to rapid decompression, typically during scuba diving. Decompression involves using a hyperbaric chamber to slowly reduce the pressure and allow the nitrogen to safely dissolve and be eliminated from the body.

2. Spinal decompression: This is a minimally invasive therapeutic treatment for managing pain in the spine, often used to alleviate pressure on nerves or discs within the spinal column. Decompression can be achieved through various methods, such as traction, motorized tables, or vacuum-created devices that gently stretch and realign the spine, promoting circulation and reducing pressure on compressed nerves.

3. Ear decompression: This procedure is used to equalize pressure in the middle ear during scuba diving or flying at high altitudes. It can be achieved by swallowing, yawning, or performing the Valsalva maneuver (pinching the nose and blowing gently). In some cases, a doctor may need to perform a myringotomy, which involves making a small incision in the eardrum to relieve pressure.

4. Decompression of body parts: This can be relevant in situations where a part of the body is subjected to increased pressure due to various reasons, such as compartment syndrome or edema. In these cases, decompression may involve surgical intervention to release the pressure and prevent further damage to tissues and nerves.

Please note that this list is not exhaustive, and there might be other medical scenarios where the term "decompression" is used in a similar context.

Chest tubes are medical devices that are inserted into the chest cavity to drain fluid, air, or blood. They are typically used to treat conditions such as pneumothorax (collapsed lung), hemothorax (blood in the chest cavity), pleural effusion (excess fluid in the chest cavity), and chylothorax (milky fluid in the chest cavity).

Chest tubes are usually inserted between the ribs and directed into the chest cavity, allowing for drainage of the affected area. The tubes are connected to a collection system that creates negative pressure, which helps to remove the air or fluid from the chest cavity.

The size and number of chest tubes used may vary depending on the severity and location of the condition being treated. Chest tubes are typically removed once the underlying condition has been resolved and the drainage has decreased to a minimal amount.

The carotid sinus is a small, dilated area located at the bifurcation (or fork) of the common carotid artery into the internal and external carotid arteries. It is a baroreceptor region, which means it contains specialized sensory nerve endings that can detect changes in blood pressure. When the blood pressure increases, the walls of the carotid sinus stretch, activating these nerve endings and sending signals to the brain. The brain then responds by reducing the heart rate and relaxing the blood vessels, which helps to lower the blood pressure back to normal.

The carotid sinus is an important part of the body's autonomic nervous system, which regulates various involuntary functions such as heart rate, blood pressure, and digestion. It plays a crucial role in maintaining cardiovascular homeostasis and preventing excessive increases in blood pressure that could potentially damage vital organs.

"Air movements" is not a medical term or concept. It generally refers to the movement or circulation of air, which can occur naturally (such as through wind) or mechanically (such as through fans or ventilation systems). In some contexts, it may refer specifically to the movement of air in operating rooms or other controlled environments for medical purposes. However, without more specific context, it is difficult to provide a precise definition or medical interpretation of "air movements."

I apologize, but "video recording" is not a term that has a specific medical definition. It generally refers to the process of capturing and storing moving visual images on electronic media, which is used in various medical fields for different purposes such as surgical training, telemedicine consultations, or monitoring patient conditions. However, there is no unique medical meaning associated with this term.

I apologize for any confusion, but "Plant Nectar" is not a term used in medical definitions. Nectar is a sweet liquid produced by plants in flowers to attract pollinators such as insects and birds. It's a sugar-rich substance that serves as a source of energy for these animals. While it may have some nutritional value, it's not something that would be relevant to medical definitions or human health in a direct sense.

Asepsis is a state or practice of being free from infection or contamination, especially by pathogenic microorganisms. It is a set of procedures and practices used in medicine and healthcare to prevent infection and the spread of disease-causing microorganisms. Aseptic techniques include the use of sterile equipment, barriers, and environmental controls to prevent the introduction of microorganisms into a susceptible host.

There are two types of asepsis: medical and surgical. Medical asepsis involves practices that reduce the number of microorganisms in the environment, such as hand hygiene, use of personal protective equipment (PPE), and cleaning and disinfection of surfaces and equipment. Surgical asepsis is a more stringent form of asepsis that aims to create a sterile field during surgical procedures, using sterilized instruments, drapes, gowns, gloves, and other materials to prevent the introduction of microorganisms into the surgical site.

Maintaining aseptic techniques is critical in healthcare settings to prevent the transmission of infectious agents and protect patients from harm. Failure to follow aseptic practices can result in healthcare-associated infections (HAIs), which can cause significant morbidity, mortality, and increased healthcare costs.

Durable Medical Equipment (DME) is defined in the medical field as medical equipment that is:

1. Durable: able to withstand repeated use.
2. Primarily and customarily used for a medical purpose: intended to be used for a medical reason and not for comfort or convenience.
3. Generally not useful to a person in the absence of an illness or injury: not typically used by people who are healthy.
4. Prescribed by a physician: recommended by a doctor to treat a specific medical condition or illness.

Examples of DME include wheelchairs, hospital beds, walkers, and oxygen concentrators. These items are designed to assist individuals with injuries or chronic conditions in performing activities of daily living and improving their quality of life. DME is typically covered by health insurance plans, including Medicare and Medicaid, with a doctor's prescription.

Uveal diseases refer to a group of medical conditions that affect the uvea, which is the middle layer of the eye located between the sclera (the white of the eye) and the retina (the light-sensitive tissue at the back of the eye). The uvea consists of the iris (the colored part of the eye), the ciliary body (which controls the lens), and the choroid (a layer of blood vessels that provides nutrients to the retina).

Uveal diseases can cause inflammation, damage, or tumors in the uvea, leading to symptoms such as eye pain, redness, light sensitivity, blurred vision, and floaters. Some common uveal diseases include uveitis (inflammation of the uvea), choroidal melanoma (a type of eye cancer that affects the choroid), and iris nevus (a benign growth on the iris). Treatment for uveal diseases depends on the specific condition and may include medications, surgery, or radiation therapy.

I apologize for any confusion, but "bass" is not a medical term. It is a term that can have several meanings depending on the context. In music, "bass" refers to a low-pitched sound or instrument. In fishing and aquatic biology, "bass" refers to various species of freshwater fish.

If you are looking for a medical term related to the human body, perhaps you meant "brachial basal sulcus" or "basilar artery." If you can provide more context or clarify your question, I would be happy to help further!

I apologize for any confusion, but "Pipidae" is not a medical term. It is actually a taxonomic category in the field of biology, specifically referring to a family of fully aquatic frogs known as the Pipid frogs or tropical frogs. These frogs are characterized by their lack of tongues and external ear drums. They are found primarily in Africa and South America.

If you have any medical terms or concepts that you would like me to define, I'd be happy to help!

Pressoreceptors are specialized sensory nerve endings found in the walls of blood vessels, particularly in the carotid sinus and aortic arch. They respond to changes in blood pressure by converting the mechanical stimulus into electrical signals that are transmitted to the brain. This information helps regulate cardiovascular function and maintain blood pressure homeostasis.

Air pressure, also known as atmospheric pressure, is the force exerted by the weight of air in the atmosphere on a surface. It is measured in units such as pounds per square inch (psi), hectopascals (hPa), or inches of mercury (inHg). The standard atmospheric pressure at sea level is defined as 101,325 Pa (14.7 psi/1013 hPa/29.92 inHg). Changes in air pressure can be used to predict weather patterns and are an important factor in the study of aerodynamics and respiratory physiology.

Refractive surgical procedures are a type of ophthalmic surgery aimed at improving the refractive state of the eye and reducing or eliminating the need for corrective eyewear. These procedures reshape the cornea or alter the lens of the eye to correct nearsightedness (myopia), farsightedness (hyperopia), presbyopia, or astigmatism.

Examples of refractive surgical procedures include:

1. Laser-assisted in situ keratomileusis (LASIK): A laser is used to create a thin flap in the cornea, which is then lifted to allow reshaping of the underlying tissue with another laser. The flap is replaced, and the procedure is completed.
2. Photorefractive keratectomy (PRK): This procedure involves removing the outer layer of the cornea (epithelium) and using a laser to reshape the underlying tissue. A bandage contact lens is placed over the eye to protect it during healing.
3. LASEK (laser-assisted subepithelial keratomileusis): Similar to LASIK, but instead of creating a flap, the epithelium is loosened with an alcohol solution and moved aside. The laser treatment is applied, and the epithelium is replaced.
4. Small Incision Lenticule Extraction (SMILE): A femtosecond laser creates a small lenticule within the cornea, which is then removed through a tiny incision. This procedure reshapes the cornea to correct refractive errors.
5. Refractive lens exchange (RLE): The eye's natural lens is removed and replaced with an artificial intraocular lens (IOL) to correct refractive errors, similar to cataract surgery.
6. Implantable contact lenses: A thin, foldable lens is placed between the iris and the natural lens or behind the iris to improve the eye's focusing power.

These procedures are typically performed on an outpatient basis and may require topical anesthesia (eye drops) or local anesthesia. Potential risks and complications include infection, dry eye, visual disturbances, and changes in night vision. It is essential to discuss these potential risks with your ophthalmologist before deciding on a refractive surgery procedure.

The baroreflex is a physiological mechanism that helps regulate blood pressure and heart rate in response to changes in stretch of the arterial walls. It is mediated by baroreceptors, which are specialized sensory nerve endings located in the carotid sinus and aortic arch. These receptors detect changes in blood pressure and send signals to the brainstem via the glossopharyngeal (cranial nerve IX) and vagus nerves (cranial nerve X), respectively.

In response to an increase in arterial pressure, the baroreceptors are stimulated, leading to increased firing of afferent neurons that signal the brainstem. This results in a reflexive decrease in heart rate and cardiac output, as well as vasodilation of peripheral blood vessels, which collectively work to reduce blood pressure back towards its normal level. Conversely, if arterial pressure decreases, the baroreceptors are less stimulated, leading to an increase in heart rate and cardiac output, as well as vasoconstriction of peripheral blood vessels, which helps restore blood pressure.

Overall, the baroreflex is a crucial homeostatic mechanism that helps maintain stable blood pressure and ensure adequate perfusion of vital organs.

A bronchoscope is a medical device that is used to examine the airways and lungs. It is a long, thin, flexible tube that is equipped with a light and a camera at its tip. The bronchoscope is inserted through the nose or mouth and down the throat, allowing the doctor to visualize the trachea, bronchi, and smaller branches of the airway system.

Bronchoscopes can be used for diagnostic purposes, such as to take tissue samples (biopsies) or to investigate the cause of symptoms like coughing up blood or difficulty breathing. They can also be used for therapeutic purposes, such as to remove foreign objects from the airways or to place stents to keep them open.

There are several types of bronchoscopes, including flexible bronchoscopes and rigid bronchoscopes. Flexible bronchoscopes are more commonly used because they are less invasive and can be used to examine smaller airways. Rigid bronchoscopes, on the other hand, are larger and stiffer, and are typically used for more complex procedures or in emergency situations.

It is important to note that the use of bronchoscopes requires specialized training and should only be performed by healthcare professionals with the appropriate expertise.

Induced abortion is a medical procedure that intentionally terminates a pregnancy before the fetus can survive outside the womb. It can be performed either surgically or medically through the use of medications. The timing of an induced abortion is typically based on the gestational age of the pregnancy, with different methods used at different stages.

The most common surgical procedure for induced abortion is vacuum aspiration, which is usually performed during the first trimester (up to 12-13 weeks of gestation). This procedure involves dilating the cervix and using a vacuum device to remove the pregnancy tissue from the uterus. Other surgical procedures, such as dilation and evacuation (D&E), may be used in later stages of pregnancy.

Medical abortion involves the use of medications to induce the termination of a pregnancy. The most common regimen involves the use of two drugs: mifepristone and misoprostol. Mifepristone works by blocking the action of progesterone, a hormone necessary for maintaining pregnancy. Misoprostol causes the uterus to contract and expel the pregnancy tissue. This method is typically used during the first 10 weeks of gestation.

Induced abortion is a safe and common medical procedure, with low rates of complications when performed by trained healthcare providers in appropriate settings. Access to induced abortion varies widely around the world, with some countries restricting or prohibiting the practice entirely.

Exudates and transudates are two types of bodily fluids that can accumulate in various body cavities or tissues as a result of injury, inflammation, or other medical conditions. Here are the medical definitions:

1. Exudates: These are fluids that accumulate due to an active inflammatory process. Exudates contain high levels of protein, white blood cells (such as neutrophils and macrophages), and sometimes other cells like red blood cells or cellular debris. They can be yellow, green, or brown in color and may have a foul odor due to the presence of dead cells and bacteria. Exudates are often seen in conditions such as abscesses, pneumonia, pleurisy, or wound infections.

Examples of exudative fluids include pus, purulent discharge, or inflammatory effusions.

2. Transudates: These are fluids that accumulate due to increased hydrostatic pressure or decreased oncotic pressure within the blood vessels. Transudates contain low levels of protein and cells compared to exudates. They are typically clear and pale yellow in color, with no odor. Transudates can be found in conditions such as congestive heart failure, liver cirrhosis, or nephrotic syndrome.

Examples of transudative fluids include ascites, pleural effusions, or pericardial effusions.

It is essential to differentiate between exudates and transudates because their underlying causes and treatment approaches may differ significantly. Medical professionals often use various tests, such as fluid analysis, to determine whether a fluid sample is an exudate or transudate.

Cineradiography is a medical imaging technique that combines fluoroscopy and cinematography to record moving images of the internal structures of a patient's body. It uses a special X-ray machine with a high-speed image intensifier and a movie camera or video recorder to capture real-time, dynamic visualizations of bodily functions such as swallowing, digestion, or muscle movements.

During cineradiography, a continuous X-ray beam is passed through the patient's body while the image intensifier converts the X-rays into visible light, which is then captured by the camera or video recorder. The resulting film or digital recordings can be played back in slow motion or frame by frame to analyze the movement and function of internal organs and structures.

Cineradiography has largely been replaced by newer imaging technologies such as CT and MRI, which offer higher resolution and more detailed images without the use of radiation. However, it is still used in some specialized applications where real-time, dynamic visualization is essential for diagnosis or treatment planning.

Autologous blood transfusion is a medical procedure in which a patient receives their own blood that has been collected and stored prior to surgery or a medical treatment that may cause significant blood loss. The blood is drawn from the patient, typically in the days or weeks leading up to the scheduled procedure, and then stored until it is needed during or after the surgery.

The primary advantage of autologous blood transfusion is that it eliminates the risk of transfusion reactions, infectious disease transmission, and immunomodulation associated with allogeneic (donor) blood transfusions. However, not all patients are candidates for this type of transfusion due to various factors such as medical conditions, low hemoglobin levels, or insufficient time to collect and store the blood before the procedure.

Autologous blood transfusion can be performed using several methods, including preoperative blood donation, acute normovolemic hemodilution, intraoperative cell salvage, and postoperative blood collection. The choice of method depends on various factors, such as the patient's medical condition, the type and extent of surgery, and the availability of resources.

In summary, autologous blood transfusion is a safe and effective way to reduce the need for allogeneic blood transfusions during or after surgical procedures, but it may not be suitable for all patients.

Operative blood salvage, also known as intraoperative blood recovery or cell salvage, is a medical procedure that involves the collection, washing, and reinfusion of a patient's own blood during surgery. The blood is collected from the surgical site using a suction device and then processed to remove any debris, clots, and free hemoglobin. The resulting red blood cells are then washed and suspended in a sterile solution before being returned to the patient through a transfusion.

This technique is commonly used during surgeries where significant blood loss is expected, such as orthopedic, cardiovascular, and major cancer surgeries. It offers several advantages over allogeneic (donor) blood transfusions, including reduced exposure to potential transfusion reactions, decreased risk of infectious disease transmission, and lower costs. However, it may not be appropriate for all patients or surgical procedures, and its use should be carefully considered based on the individual patient's medical history and condition.

Equipment design, in the medical context, refers to the process of creating and developing medical equipment and devices, such as surgical instruments, diagnostic machines, or assistive technologies. This process involves several stages, including:

1. Identifying user needs and requirements
2. Concept development and brainstorming
3. Prototyping and testing
4. Design for manufacturing and assembly
5. Safety and regulatory compliance
6. Verification and validation
7. Training and support

The goal of equipment design is to create safe, effective, and efficient medical devices that meet the needs of healthcare providers and patients while complying with relevant regulations and standards. The design process typically involves a multidisciplinary team of engineers, clinicians, designers, and researchers who work together to develop innovative solutions that improve patient care and outcomes.

A "cheek" is the fleshy, muscular area of the face that forms the side of the face below the eye and above the jaw. It contains the buccinator muscle, which helps with chewing by moving food to the back teeth for grinding and also assists in speaking and forming facial expressions. The cheek also contains several sensory receptors that allow us to perceive touch, temperature, and pain in this area of the face. Additionally, there is a mucous membrane lining inside the mouth cavity called the buccal mucosa which covers the inner surface of the cheek.

In the field of medicine, "time factors" refer to the duration of symptoms or time elapsed since the onset of a medical condition, which can have significant implications for diagnosis and treatment. Understanding time factors is crucial in determining the progression of a disease, evaluating the effectiveness of treatments, and making critical decisions regarding patient care.

For example, in stroke management, "time is brain," meaning that rapid intervention within a specific time frame (usually within 4.5 hours) is essential to administering tissue plasminogen activator (tPA), a clot-busting drug that can minimize brain damage and improve patient outcomes. Similarly, in trauma care, the "golden hour" concept emphasizes the importance of providing definitive care within the first 60 minutes after injury to increase survival rates and reduce morbidity.

Time factors also play a role in monitoring the progression of chronic conditions like diabetes or heart disease, where regular follow-ups and assessments help determine appropriate treatment adjustments and prevent complications. In infectious diseases, time factors are crucial for initiating antibiotic therapy and identifying potential outbreaks to control their spread.

Overall, "time factors" encompass the significance of recognizing and acting promptly in various medical scenarios to optimize patient outcomes and provide effective care.

I'm sorry for any confusion, but "sharks" are not a medical term. Sharks are a group of elasmobranch fish characterized by a cartilaginous skeleton, five to seven gill slits on the sides of the head, and pectoral and dorsal fins without spines.

If you have any medical questions or terms that you would like defined, I'd be happy to help!

A seroma is an accumulation of sterile clear fluid, specifically serous fluid, that forms in a closed surgical space or dead space within the body after trauma, injury, or surgery. It is a common post-surgical complication and can occur following various types of surgeries, including but not limited to breast augmentation, mastectomy, lumpectomy, gynecologic procedures, and orthopedic surgeries.

Seromas form due to the disruption of lymphatic vessels during surgery, which results in the leakage of fluid into the surgical site. The body's natural response is to produce more fluid to fill the space, leading to the formation of a seroma. In some cases, seromas may resolve independently as the body reabsorbs the fluid over time. However, larger or persistent seromas might require medical intervention, such as aspiration (drainage) with a needle or surgical drain placement to facilitate healing and prevent complications like infection or delayed recovery.

I'm sorry for any confusion, but "hydrodynamics" is not a term typically used in medical definitions. Hydrodynamics is a branch of physics that deals with the motion of fluids and the forces acting on them. It is commonly used in fields such as engineering, particularly in the design of fluid-handling systems, and in the study of phenomena like water waves and blood flow in certain scientific contexts.

If you have any questions related to medicine or health, I would be happy to try to help answer those for you!

Ophthalmodynamometry is a medical technique used to measure the amount of pressure or force required to flatten the cornea, which can help in the diagnosis and evaluation of various eye conditions, particularly glaucoma. It involves using a handheld device called an ophthalmodynamometer to apply gentle pressure to the eyelid while observing changes in the optic nerve head and retinal vessels through an ophthalmoscope. The test provides information about the resistance of the eyeball to external pressure, which can be useful in assessing the functioning of the eye's aqueous humor drainage system and identifying any abnormalities that may contribute to increased intraocular pressure (IOP).

The procedure typically involves several steps:

1. The patient is asked to look in different directions while the examiner observes the optic nerve head and retinal vessels through an ophthalmoscope.
2. The examiner then applies gentle pressure to the eyelid using the ophthalmodynamometer, gradually increasing the force until the cornea begins to flatten.
3. The amount of pressure required to achieve this is recorded as the ophthalmodynamometric value.
4. The examiner may repeat the process several times to ensure accurate and consistent results.
5. The results are then compared with normative data to determine whether the patient's IOP is within normal limits or if there are any signs of glaucoma or other eye conditions.

It is important to note that ophthalmodynamometry should only be performed by trained healthcare professionals, as improper technique can lead to inaccurate results and potential harm to the patient's eyes.

Lower Body Negative Pressure (LBNP) is a medical term that refers to the application of a negative pressure (below atmospheric pressure) to the lower body, while the upper body remains at normal atmospheric pressure. This is typically achieved through the use of an air-tight chamber or suit that covers the lower body from the waist down.

The negative pressure causes fluid to be drawn towards the lower body, which can simulate the effects of weightlessness or reduced gravity on the cardiovascular system. LBNP is often used in research settings to study the physiological responses to changes in gravitational forces, as well as in clinical settings to help prevent or treat various medical conditions, such as orthostatic intolerance, venous ulcers, and chronic wounds.

I'm sorry for any confusion, but "Smegmamorpha" is not a recognized term in medical or scientific fields. It seems like it might be a made-up word, possibly a combination of "smegma," which refers to the secretions found in the genital area, and "-morpha," which is often used in taxonomy to denote a subgroup or form. However, I cannot find any legitimate scientific or medical use for this term.

"Ambystoma" is a genus of salamanders, also known as the mole salamanders. These amphibians are characterized by their fossorial (burrowing) habits and typically have four limbs, a tail, and moist skin. They are found primarily in North America, with a few species in Asia and Europe. Some well-known members of this genus include the axolotl (A. mexicanum), which is famous for its ability to regenerate lost body parts, and the spotted salamander (A. maculatum). The name "Ambystoma" comes from the Greek words "amblys," meaning blunt, and "stoma," meaning mouth, in reference to the wide, blunt snout of these animals.

Megacolon is a medical condition characterized by an abnormal dilation and/or hypomotility (decreased ability to move) of the colon, resulting in a significantly enlarged colon. It can be congenital or acquired. Congenital megacolon, also known as Hirschsprung's disease, is present at birth and occurs due to the absence of ganglion cells in the distal portion of the colon. Acquired megacolon, on the other hand, can develop in adults due to various causes such as chronic constipation, neurological disorders, or certain medications.

In both cases, the affected individual may experience symptoms like severe constipation, abdominal distention, and fecal impaction. If left untreated, megacolon can lead to complications such as perforation of the colon, sepsis, and even death. Treatment options depend on the underlying cause but may include medication, surgery, or a combination of both.

Diastole is the phase of the cardiac cycle during which the heart muscle relaxes and the chambers of the heart fill with blood. It follows systole, the phase in which the heart muscle contracts and pumps blood out to the body. In a normal resting adult, diastole lasts for approximately 0.4-0.5 seconds during each heartbeat. The period of diastole is divided into two phases: early diastole and late diastole. During early diastole, the ventricles fill with blood due to the pressure difference between the atria and ventricles. During late diastole, the atrioventricular valves close, and the ventricles continue to fill with blood due to the relaxation of the ventricular muscle and the compliance of the ventricular walls. The duration and pressure changes during diastole are important for maintaining adequate cardiac output and blood flow to the body.

Therapeutic irrigation, also known as lavage, is a medical procedure that involves the introduction of fluids or other agents into a body cavity or natural passageway for therapeutic purposes. This technique is used to cleanse, flush out, or introduce medication into various parts of the body, such as the bladder, lungs, stomach, or colon.

The fluid used in therapeutic irrigation can be sterile saline solution, distilled water, or a medicated solution, depending on the specific purpose of the procedure. The flow and pressure of the fluid are carefully controlled to ensure that it reaches the desired area without causing damage to surrounding tissues.

Therapeutic irrigation is used to treat a variety of medical conditions, including infections, inflammation, obstructions, and toxic exposures. It can also be used as a diagnostic tool to help identify abnormalities or lesions within body cavities.

Overall, therapeutic irrigation is a valuable technique in modern medicine that allows healthcare providers to deliver targeted treatment directly to specific areas of the body, improving patient outcomes and quality of life.

I believe there might be a slight confusion in your question as intubation is a procedure typically related to the respiratory system rather than the gastrointestinal system.

Intubation generally refers to the process of inserting a tube into a specific part of the body. In the context of medical terminology, intubation usually means the placement of a flexible plastic tube through the mouth or nose and into the trachea (windpipe). This is done to secure and maintain an open airway during surgery or in emergency situations when a person cannot breathe on their own.

However, if you're referring to a procedure that involves the gastrointestinal tract, it might be "gastric lavage" or "nasogastric intubation."

Gastric lavage is a medical procedure where a tube is inserted through the mouth or nose, down the esophagus, and into the stomach to wash out its contents. This can help remove harmful substances from the stomach in case of poisoning.

Nasogastric intubation refers to the insertion of a thin, flexible tube through the nostril, down the back of the throat, and into the stomach. The tube can be used for various purposes, such as draining the stomach of fluids and air or administering nutrients and medications directly into the stomach.

I hope this clarifies any confusion. If you have further questions, please let me know!

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Other uses of suction blisters are to provide transplantation donor tissue for vitiligo research. Suction blisters are often ... Suction blistering is a technique used in dermatology to treat chronic wounds, such as non-healing leg ulcers. When a wound is ... During suction blistering, the lamina lucida of the skin is cleaved from the underlying layers. This separates the epidermis ... "Autologous suction blister grafting for chronic leg ulcers". J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol. 22 (1): 7-10. doi:10.1111/j.1468- ...
A suction dredge can be: A type of ship or boat called a suction dredger An airlift (dredging device) for use underwater by ... divers This disambiguation page lists articles associated with the title Suction dredge. If an internal link led you here, you ...
Suction is a contract bridge bidding convention used to intervene over an opponent's 1NT opening. Using the suction convention ... Suction bids can be used as pre-empts, giving a way of opening many weak hand types cheaply. Responder bids the next suit up ... Suction is not permitted in events governed by the ACBL General convention chart, except as a defense to artificial opening ...
Suction may be used to clear the airway of blood, saliva, vomit, or other secretions so that a patient may breathe. Suctioning ... Suction may also be used to remove blood that has built up within the skull after an intracranial hemorrhage. Suction devices ... Small suction-providing devices are often called aspirators. In surgery suction can be used to remove blood from the area being ... The plastic, rigid Yankauer suction tip is one type of tip that may be attached to a suction device. Another is the plastic, ...
Sometimes, "suction excavator" is used to mean a floating suction dredger for dredging underwater Suction (medicine) "en.rsp- ... RSP has been making suction excavators and stationary suction units since 1993. Since 2000, RSP developed a new suction ... A suction excavator is useful in bulk excavation in confined areas, where its suction hose can reach in, over, or through ... Since 1993 RSP have produced suction superstructures mounted onto two, three and four-axle vehicles, stationary suction units ...
When the center of the suction cup is pressed against a flat, non-porous surface, the volume of the space between the suction ... Horror vacui (physics) Magdeburg hemispheres Self-sealing suction cup ""Suction Cup"". Merriam Webster: An Encyclopædia ... A suction cup, also known as a sucker, is a device or object that uses the negative fluid pressure of air or water to adhere to ... Artificial suction cups are believed to have first been used in the third century, B.C., and were made out of gourds. They were ...
An air suction valve (SAV) is a subsystem used to reduce emissions in the exhaust gases of internal combustion engines. When an ... Royal Enfield Motors calls their Air Suction Valve the PAV, or Pulsed Air Valve. Its function is the same, using a vacuum at ... The Royal Enfield Bullet, from year 2006-current, uses an Air Suction Valve to reduce emissions in its exhaust gases. ...
Yousefi, Kianoosh; Saleh, Reza (1 June 2015). "Three-dimensional suction flow control and suction jet length optimization of ... Boundary layer suction is a boundary layer control technique in which an air pump is used to extract the boundary layer at the ... As flow separation results from the velocity deficit that is characteristic of boundary layers, suction attempts to remove the ... Yousefi, Kianoosh; Saleh, Reza; Zahedi, Peyman (1 April 2014). "Numerical study of blowing and suction slot geometry ...
Flexible suction hose (Flex suction or suction hose), not to be confused with hard suction hose in U.S., is a specific type of ... "spiral suction hose". Modern apparatus are commonly equipped with flexible suction as opposed to hard suction, due to the ... Since neither hard suction nor flexible suction hose can be folded, it is typically mounted on the side of a fire engine, often ... Flexible suction hose, also known as a suction hose, is a specific type of rigid fire hose used in drafting operations. When ...
The Yankauer suction tip (pronounced yang´kow-er) is an oral suctioning tool used in medical procedures. It is typically a firm ... the Yankauer suction instrument has become the most common medical suction instrument in the world. Instruments used in general ... This tool is used to suction oropharyngeal secretions in order to prevent aspiration. A Yankauer can also be used to clear ... plastic suction tip with a large opening surrounded by a bulbous head and is designed to allow effective suction without ...
Nano-suction is a technology that uses vacuum, negative fluid pressure and millions of nano-sized suction cups to securely ... When the nano-suction object is pressed against a flat surface, millions of miniature suction cups create a large vacuum, ... "Fund this: NanoHold suctions your smartphone to nearly any surface". CNET. Retrieved 2017-02-08. "Alumnus invents suction cup ... Synthetic setae Suction cup "Turn your iPhone into a mirror, bottle opener, and more with Megaverse". Yahoo! News. Retrieved ...
Pool suction drain injury, also known as suction entrapment, occurs when the drain of a wading pool, swimming pool, hot tub, or ... One way to make drains safer is to install shut-off valves and dome-shape drains that are less likely to create a suction ... She drowned, but her official cause of death was "suction entrapment due to a faulty drain cover". Congress passed a pool ... which could hold a person underwater in tight grip until the suction is released. This can drown the entrapped person, despite ...
A trailing suction hopper dredger is equipped with the following equipment: One, or more, rearward extending suction pipes One ... "Trailing Suction Hopper Dredger". Retrieved 22 September 2014. "Trailing suction hopper dredger". Retrieved 22 September 2014. ... From the side of the ship one or two suction pipes descend to the bottom of the seabed. On the end of the pipe a so-called ... A trailing suction hopper dredger is a ship that has a full sailing capacity used to maintain navigable waterways, deepening ...
... A = p 0 ρ g − p v ρ g − ( z i − z 0 ) − h f {\displaystyle {\text{Net Positive Suction Head}}_{A}={\ ... "net positive suction head". Applying the Bernoulli's equation for the control volume enclosing the suction free surface 0 and ... The suction head coefficient is a dimensionless measure of NPSH: C NPSH = g ⋅ NPSH n 2 D 2 {\displaystyle C_{\text{NPSH}}={\ ... The Required NPSH (NPSHR): the head value at the suction side (e.g. the inlet of a pump) required to keep the fluid away from ...
The self-sealing suction cup is a suction cup that exerts a suction force only when it is in physical contact with an object. ... Unlike most other suction cups, it does not exert any suction force when it is not in contact with an object. Its grasping ... It was designed so that, when used as part of a suction cup array, the suction cups that don't come in contact with the object ... As part of its design, a central vacuum pump can be used to maximize the suction force of the suction cup. A multi-material 3D ...
... (SALAD) is incremental step-wise approach to the management of a massively ... Lin, Li-Wei; Huang, Chi-Chieh; Ong, Jiann Ruey; Chong, Chee-Fah; Wu, Nai-Yuan; Hung, Shih-Wen (2019-11-15). "The suction- ... The SALAD technique consists of the following steps: Note that these images are using a hand-operated suction device, but the ... Kozak, Richard J.; Ginther, Bret E.; Bean, Walter S. (1997-01-01). "Difficulties with portable suction equipment used for ...
Carroll, Marisa (May 12, 2016). "Lights! Camera! Suction! How A Plastic Surgeon Became A Snapchat Sensation". BuzzFeed. "Dr. ...
Suction Well; Surge Tank and Reflux Valve on No.1 Main; No.1 Supply Main Pipeline; No.2 Supply Main pipeline; the Pressure ...
3,360 feet (1,020 m) Suction Butte, 48°11′32″N 109°06′25″W / 48.19222°N 109.10694°W / 48.19222; -109.10694 (Suction Butte ... "Suction Butte". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey, United States Department of the Interior ...
Vella KM, Lara-Corrales I, Rai BK, Kukreti V (November 2020). "Suction Blisters". JAMA Dermatology. 156 (11): 1248. doi:10.1001 ...
Compilations Suction/Cooper-S (1989, Megadisc) feedtime + suction (1989, Rough Trade) The Aberrant Years (2012, Sub Pop) Today ... The last of these four albums, Suction, was produced by Butch Vig. Johnson told Steve Gardner of Noise for Heroes that "'[the ... "Suction - feedtime , Songs, Reviews, Credits". AllMusic. Retrieved 8 January 2017. Emery, Patrick (17 January 2014). "Major ... This line-up issued four albums, Feedtime (late 1985), Shovel (February 1987), Cooper-S (May 1988) and Suction (early 1989), ...
Pump Vacuum pump Suction devices used in medicine Implosion Suction cup Suction cupping v t e (Articles with short description ... Suctions can form on the sea, for example, when a ship founders. When the pressure in one part of a physical system is reduced ... resulting in suction. Look up suction in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Suction pressure is therefore limited by external air pressure. Even a perfect vacuum cannot suck with more pressure than is ...
Discover Suction/Feedtime by feedtime released in 1989. Find album reviews, track lists, credits, awards and more at AllMusic. ...
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As it was not feasible to include a no suction group, a minimal suction group was included, but the findings of the minimal ... Infants were randomly assigned to minimal bulb suctioning (n=185) or enhanced battery-operated nasal suctioning (n=187) before ... The Suctioning of Nose Therapy in Bronchiolitis Trial included 372 infants (age, 4 weeks to 11 months) with bronchiolitis ... Enhanced battery-operated nasal suctioning in infants with bronchiolitis discharged from the emergency department (ED) lacked ...
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  • The tight-grip suction cups won't let go of smooth surfaces like glass or tiles - unless you want them to. (
  • The suction cups have a tight grip on smooth surfaces like glass or tiles. (
  • We tried the suction cups with the new material, both in a test lab and in peoples homes, to make sure that a stable vacuum is created and that the suction cups stay where you want them. (
  • To make your TISKEN bathroom series last longer, it's important to handle the suction cups right. (
  • Why do suction cups come off the wall after a while? (
  • Squigz are tiny silicone shapes that stick together thanks to their integrated suction cups. (
  • Just like regular Squigz , each flexible piece has a suction cup that sticks to other suction cups or to flat surfaces. (
  • Little suction cups are enormously fun! (
  • Stick them together or to a surface to make something you've planned or freeform build and see where the suction cups take you. (
  • The suction cups on Mini Squigz will stick to any non-porous, flat surface. (
  • Each piece is made from high-quality silicone with 1-4 suction cups attached to it. (
  • Both sets are solid silicone construction toys with suction cups. (
  • Go ahead, hang those lights on your glass door or mirror with the help of these mini suction cups! (
  • Eventually, Keeton learned that he has a mysterious medical condition that makes his skin act like the suction cups on an octopus' tentacles. (
  • Oval suction cups in different sizes from 4 x 2 - 800 x 400 mm are available from FIPA. (
  • Our full selection of suction cups can be found at Oval suction cups are suitable for elongated workpieces with very little available space (e.g. slats, extrusions, products with bars). (
  • Ordinary transparent suction cups focus light passing through them like a magnifying glass. (
  • Each of these six colorful, squishy cups features a suction cup on the bottom, a suctioning brim at the top, plus endless creative-play possibilities all around. (
  • Fat Brain Toys Suction Kupz, Set of 6 includes six colorful silicone cups that feature suction cups on the bottom. (
  • The Nippressure Nipple Suction Pump is an easy-to-use set of cups and manual pump, allowing you to boost sensitivity of your breasts and increase the size of your nipples by creating a micro vacuum inside the cups. (
  • For Laerdal™ Suction Unit, Laerdal Compact Suction Unit 4 and Laerdal™ Premier Suction Unit, Package of 10. (
  • It's a "compact suction vibrator," which basically means it's small enough to hold in the palm of your hand and it uses an innovative air technology to "blow" and "suck" puffs of air directly at your clit for stimulation. (
  • Featuring a smooth Silicone exterior, the stimulator targets the clitoris with 10 suction modes. (
  • Filters with threaded ports for direct mounting on pump suction line. (
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  • Answer: Yes, pulling the suction cup off a surface makes a satisfying pop that, combined with the tactile sensation of the stretchy silicone, is just plain awesome. (
  • The Classic Plate is crafted of organic bamboo, featuring a silicone suction ring that sticks onto any hard surface. (
  • Silicone ring around the bamboo base prevents plate from slipping by keeping suction on table. (
  • Made entirely of 100% silicone that's food safe and dishwasher safe - Suction Kupz brings versatile, open-ended play that lasts! (
  • I put my hand to the hose attachment and it has suction though its weaker than it should be and again sounds like theres a muffled sound as if theres a blockage somewhere. (
  • 7. Transparent non-toxic PVC suction hose is used to observe the liquid in the tube. (
  • Our Quick-Fit ® Suction Nozzle Assembly can be affixed to the end of hose for quick, easy suction cleaning in your workspace. (
  • Aetna considers suction lipectomy cosmetic for indications other than lipedema and lymphedema. (
  • 1 Attach catheter to suction apparatus. (
  • It attaches because there's a vacuum between the suction cup and the surface. (
  • To release the vacuum, it's better to use your bank card, or some other plastic card, between the suction cup and the wall. (
  • For a cordless stick vacuum, there is up to 280W of suction power, besides a self-emptying enhanced All-in-One Clean Station. (
  • Available in two Bespoke colours - Satin Black and Satin Greige - Bespoke Jet AI features the powerful HexaJet Motor, which, with up to 280W of suction power and a maximum consumption power of 730W, making it Samsung's most powerful vacuum motor to date. (
  • 3. Negative pressure control valve can control the suction required pressure, negative pressure value by the vacuum table to express. (
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  • The phthalate-free StrongHold™ suction cup securely locks the Mirror onto shower surfaces. (
  • Keep your countertops clutter-free and your favorite sponge, scrubber or dish brush close within reach with the OXO Good Grips StrongHold™ Suction Sponge Holder. (
  • Lever-activated StrongHold™ suction locks into place for secure everyday storage, and the holder comes off the base to make room for washing larger items like pots, pans and dishware. (
  • The suction cup attaches with the flip of a lever, ensuring a sturdy hold without the need for tools. (
  • Two bills will move through the Washington legislature this session with the goal of updating the state's laws protecting its fish and waterways from impacts of suction dredge mining . (
  • The science is clear: Suction dredge mining degrades water quality and harms fish. (
  • Scientific studies of the effects of suction dredge mining on aquatic environments have been completed ad nauseum by the States of California and Oregon. (
  • The results of these studies consistently confirm negative impacts of suction dredge mining on water quality and fish species. (
  • Washington State has conducted numerous studies and scientific reviews of suction dredge mining, which have clearly demonstrated the likelihood of "incidental take" of Endangered Species Act (ESA)-listed species and critical habitat. (
  • The bill, SB 5322, would have instituted a ban on suction dredge mining ONLY in habitat that is known to provide critical habitat for Endangered Species Act-listed salmon, steelhead, and bull trout. (
  • Below is a condensed summary of information contained in pertinent scientific literature on the resource impacts associated with suction dredge mining and other forms of motorized mineral prospecting. (
  • Morgan City, La., headquartered Conrad Shipyard recently hosted a ceremony at its Deepwater shipyard in Amelia, La., to mark the laying of the keel of a 6,500-cubic-yard trailing suction hopper dredge under construction for Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company (GLDD). (
  • With 10 orgasmic vibration patterns and 5 suction modes, this stimulator will make your garden bloom. (
  • Namii has five suction intensity levels and five unique vibration patterns, so you can find whatever mind-blowing combination speaks to you. (
  • With five suction intensities and five vibration patterns, the Namii can unleash unique and thrilling sensations tailored to how your body responds. (
  • This seems too sick for me--besides the fact that her lungs are clear and you don't get much mucus when you do suction. (
  • Dilation and curettage with suction is a procedure in which contents from the inside of the uterus are evacuated. (
  • These mini suction cup hooks are great for hanging decorations in areas where nails, staples, or tape can't go. (
  • Our suction cup hooks have a small triangular pull tab which is used for breaking the seal, and it is needed. (
  • Our translucent suction cup hooks are light-diffusing which lets light pass harmlessly through, keeping your sign safe. (
  • Our intracardiac sump and suction tubes are intended to provide suction where you need it. (
  • Namii combines the powers of suction and vibration to create a new kind of clitoral stimulator that will engulf you in waves of pleasure. (
  • They wash easily, hold up, no warping, and the plate suction sticks tightly to our table! (
  • Features an 80mm TPU suction base that works well in all climates in addition to dashboards or other porous surfaces. (
  • Enhanced battery-operated nasal suctioning in infants with bronchiolitis discharged from the emergency department (ED) lacked incremental benefits over minimal bulb suctioning. (
  • Infants were randomly assigned to minimal bulb suctioning (n=185) or enhanced battery-operated nasal suctioning (n=187) before feeding for 72 hours. (
  • How Do You Suction the Nose with a Bulb Syringe? (
  • Fast forward a year and a half into a pandemic: ya girl has added many many more sex toys to her collection, including several power hitters that also boast suction/air pulse capabilities. (
  • Toilet plungers may be the least glamorous elements of home decor, yet their surface suction capabilities have inspired entire legions of superheroes, and are frankly fascinating to anyone who can get past their messier associations. (
  • Practical: Floorhead & suction tube are parked at rear. (
  • When the tube is in position, suction is applied in intermittent bursts lasting 2 to 5 seconds. (
  • With people who have a tube in the neck that leads to the trachea (tracheostomy) or a tube in the nose or mouth that leads to the trachea (endotracheal tube), the suctioning tube can be inserted directly into the tube that leads to the trachea. (
  • Sometimes inserting some salt water into the tube that leads to the trachea eases removal of secretions and cells via suctioning. (
  • Surgical abortion involves dilating the opening to the uterus (cervix) and placing a small suction tube into the uterus. (
  • Single stage and double stage fuel oil pumps and their suction capacities. (
  • Suction Specific Speed can be used to determine stable and reliable operations for pumps with max efficiency without cavitation. (
  • water flow velocities on suction sides of pumps. (
  • Capacity problems, cavitation and higher power consumption in pumps, are often the result of the conditions on the suction side of the pumps. (
  • The suction cup easily mounts to any mirror or glass surface. (
  • Safely mount your large phone or phablet to a windshield or other non-porous surface with the RAM Twist Lock Suction Cup Mount with Universal X-Grip from RAM MOUNTS . (
  • This dual ended suction vibe features a beautiful rosebud tip that delivers powerful clitoral stimulation as well as a smooth, curved shaft that can be used to target the G-Spot. (
  • The power is chef kiss for both functions: the vibration and the suction. (
  • This data is then analysed to classify the floor type it is placed on, and the resulting algorithm is automatically applied in order to provide optimal suction power and brushroll speed. (
  • This motor weighs only 150g and offers a 25 per cent increase in suction power compared to the previous model, as well as a motor efficiency of 52 per cent. (
  • The assignment was to communicate Dyson's brand promise of no loss of suction power in a fresh, new way than merely using just words to describe its main product benefit. (
  • Edging - unlike other suction toys that go from 0-100 in a few minutes, there are only five intensities to choose from. (
  • They replicate the sensation of sucking by using rapid air flow or sonic waves, unlike pump toys that rely on actual suction. (
  • This mount consists of a 3.3" twist lock suction cup base, a double socket arm, and the universal spring-loaded X-Grip IV holder. (
  • A slotted opening in the rubberized suction cup allows the mini-light to fit securely into place for a strong hold. (
  • I think in future i'll opt for a fixed product or over the door hanger, as this product, along with many 'suction type storage' suck without actually sucking. (
  • The new Clitoral Suction Cylinder is perfectly sized for her pleasure trigger. (
  • Great for teasing or torment, the Clitoral Suction Cylinder also gives you a perfectly clear view of the action, making it ideal for voyeurs. (
  • The Vive Health Toilet Safety Frame comes equipped with heavy duty large Suction Cup Legs and is height adjustable to fit perfectly around most toilet frames. (
  • Have you been anticipating an Avanchy suction plate with no compartments? (
  • I didn't own a suction toy - or very many sex toys at all - and this one was offered in mint (one of my fave colors) and was an affordable, budget-friendly price for my wallet ($48) , so I figured why not? (
  • Accessorize the Round Rechargeable Mirror with our heavy duty suction cup mount. (
  • We offer suction products designed to provide either fine or gross suction to ensure a clear and dry surgical field. (
  • Find your ideal cannulae for the extracorporeal, cardioplegia, or suction circuit, as well as surgical support products. (
  • Clean the surface before mounting the suction cup to ensure better grip. (
  • Suction not good Caroline D. I Cleaned with alcohol rub my gloss door surface and the mechanism stayed in place for about 2 months. (
  • This disk acts like a suction cup, facilitating the organism's attachment to the intestinal surface. (
  • Suction is the result of air pressure differential between areas. (
  • Suction pressure is therefore limited by external air pressure. (
  • The increased volume of the chest cavity decreases the pressure inside, creating an imbalance with the ambient air pressure, resulting in suction. (
  • It first detects the brush load it encounters through its suction motion controller, as well as the air pressure through its pressure sensors. (
  • To release and remove, insert a credit card (or similar) between the suction cup and the wall. (
  • The primary uses of these sumps are to provide suction and remove unwanted blood and debris either inside or outside of the heart chambers. (
  • Suctioning is used to obtain specimens for microscopic examination or culture when doctors need to identify what organism is causing a lung infection and to help remove secretions from the airways when cough is inadequate. (
  • Suction is used to remove the fetus and related pregnancy material from the uterus. (
  • Primary outcome was the use of additional resources, including any unscheduled family- or healthcare practitioner-initiated bronchiolitis-related visit to any medical facility within 72 hours of ED discharge or use of any unassigned suctioning devices for feeding or breathing concerns. (
  • Efficacy of extraoral suction devices in aerosol and splatter reduction during ultrasonic scaling: A laboratory investigation. (
  • Great product - Tisken Colette The suction is excellent. (
  • By turning a print ad into an interactive product demonstration experience for magazine readers, we delivered on the brand's promise of no loss of suction in an unexpected way. (
  • Perfect for my needs Tammie Great size, great suction. (
  • Secret Kisses Rosegasm Dual Ended Suction Vibes Twosome from X-Gen Products. (
  • The moveable suction cup is a smart wall mount for flexible bathroom storage. (
  • The suction function envelops you in throbbing and sucking sensations that resonate deep inside you, all while the Namii's ribbed body vibrates to create waves and waves of pleasure. (
  • Help - the suction won't click into place Keira S. I love the idea of this item very much but mine won't click into place on the right-hand side and so it won't stick to the wall. (
  • Adequate hydation, gentle chest vibration and percussion, turning side to side, deep breathing with encouragement to cough THEN suctioning, often helped to move mucous upward with decreased need for porlonged suctioning. (
  • So, how do you make the suction cup attach better? (