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suction

1. the force or condition produced by a pressure difference, as the force holding a suction cap onto a surface
2. the act or process of producing such a force or condition

suction

1. In plastering, the absorption of water from a plaster finish coat by the base coat (or the base, such as block or gypsum lath), thus providing a better bond and causing it to adhere to the base coat.
2. The adhesion of mortar to bricks.
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An addition to the Trach-Eze Neonatal/Pediatric Closed Suction Catheter System is the unique Surfactant Delivery Adapter.
Key features of the KimVent Multi-Access Port (MAP) Closed Suction and the MAP Catheter include:
The agreement features "Trach-Eze(R)," a unique modular designed closed suction system that improves patient and caregiver safety during routine suctioning and catheter cleaning.
This new product, the Portex(R) SuctionPro(TM) 72 Closed Suction System, is designed for airway suctioning of critically ill patients and is indicated for up to 72 hours of continuous use.
The company is also a leader in the medical device field with its Ballard Medical lines of closed suction catheters, enteral feeding tubes and a variety of pain management products.
2 market share position in such categories as sterilization wrap, exam gloves, face masks, surgical packs and gowns, enteral feeding devices and closed suction catheters.
Ballard products offered to VHA and UHC members include a sole source agreement for its full line of closed suction catheters, including its TRACH-CARE(R) product line.
Our two new products, the flush device and closed suction, have held to the revised manufacturing schedule with both products projected for September introduction.
The Ported[R] SuctionPro[TM] 72 Closed Suction System, is designed for airway suctioning of critically ill patients and is indicated for 72 hours of continuous use.
The company is also a leader in the medical device field with its Ballard Medical lines of closed suction respiratory catheters, enteral feeding tubes and a variety of pain management products.
The addition of the Verso 90 adapter into our closed suction portfolio helps to build our leading line of respiratory consumable products that directly ties with our mission to help improve health care safety and costs," said Tony Lopez, senior vice president and general manager of Respiratory at CareFusion.
The company is also a leader in the medical device field with its Ballard Medical lines of closed suction respiratory catheters and oral care systems, multifunction electrodes, enteral feeding tubes, diagnostic tests and a variety of endoscopy and pain management products.