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ampule hermetically sealed, small bulbous glass vial that holds a solution for hypodermic injection
bevel slant or incline that one surface makes with another when not at a 90 degree angle; used when referring to the point of the hypodermic needles
calibration set of graduations to indicate value
cannula small tube for inseration into a body cavity, duct or vessel
centi one-hundredth;.01
deci one-tenth; .1
deka ten; 10.0
flange rib or rim for attachment to another object
gauge diameter of a slender object such as a wire or hypodermic needle
gram measurement of weight
hecto hundred;100.0
hypodermic beneath the skin
kilo one thousand; 1000.0
liter capacity; unit of fluid measurement
lumen space within a vessel, intestine, or other tublar object
meter measurement of length; linar measurement in metric system
micro one-millionth;.000001
milli one-thousandth; .001
stylet thin wire inserted into a catheter to maintain rigidity or into a hollow needle to maintain patency
unit one
grain unit of weight in the apothecaries' system; determined by the average weight of a grain of wheat or small stone
metric system based on units of 10; invented by the French in the late 18th century
apothecary system based on wghts & vol of simple items, such as a grain of wheat, small stone or a container of liquid; generally used only by pharmasists today
uses for syringes for injection of medication or a local; for aspiratin of fluid; for irrigation of a wound
characteristics of syringes are calibrated in cc
micro one-millionth - 0.000001
5kg= 11 lbs
16oz= 480gm
1L= 1000ml
5L= 1.3gl
1oz = 8dm = 30cc
15in = 381mm
1M = 100cm
milliliter(ml) is same as centimeter(cc)
8oz = 240ml
3cc = .81dm
1 minium .06ml
#22 D
590kg = 20,650 oz
527cm = 210.8(211) in
9ft 11in = 3.02M
80mm = 3.2in
1/2kg = 1.1 lbs
750 cc = 3/4L
1000CC = 1L
1in = 25.4mm
24ft = 8yds
1lb 12oz
slip-tip syringes may not give a secure connection
hypodermic needles small needles have large gauge #'s and large needles have small gauge #'s
handling syringes and hypodermic needles asceptic or one-handed technique must be used;if 2 or more syringes are used, must properly label each one, if needle is broken, it must be accounted for in its ENTIRITY; dipose of needles according to hospital policies and procedures
OSHA Occupational Safety and Health Administration
Created by: clmcnees