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cuff
i. Specially shaped pieces of sheet metal attached to the leading edge of the wings to increase camber and to improve slow-speed handling characteristics.
ii. A thin, sheet metal, airfoil-shaped covering over the shank of a propeller blade, which forces air through the cowling of an air-cooled engine.
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The new range rounds out SunTech Medical's current portfolio of BP cuffs, which include general-use and specialty blood pressure cuffs designed to meet the widest variety of clinical applications and environments.
Research has shown that the new tapered design significantly reduces the leakage past the endotracheal tube cuff, limiting passage of foreign material into the airways and lungs," said Jonathan Bloom, MD, associate direcsor of Medical Affairs at Covidien, the leading provider and innovator of healthcare products.
In particular, he noted the need for a wider arm cuff, unlike the very narrow cuff that was first proposed by Riva-Rocci.
We're not trying to make anyone mad, and we're not against what anyone else believes," Cuff says.
SunTech's Eclipse(TM) D-Ring Cuffs are the perfect choice for home monitoring, self-application environments and anywhere that speed and convenience are important.
But that doesn't mean everybody should go out and buy the first cuff that strikes their fancy and start calling their doctors when the numbers don't seem to line up.
Coordinating with the heartbeat, three cuffs worn on each leg squeeze in succession, lowest to highest on the leg.
All women and children who are candidates for AGUS implantation have cuffs placed around the bladder neck.
Recalling his own days in the seminary, Michael Sean Winters writes that the "ambitious seminarian [had] cuffs so heavily starched you worried that if he turned his wrist too quickly he would cut himself as he sipped his tea.
A dozy copper showed off his cuffs by putting them on a teacher - then discovered he didn't have a key.
Heat Cuffs, an innovative hand warmer that uses air activated heat packs inserted into wrist bands.
Contract Awarded for Disposable blood pressure cuffs which provide exceptional value for hospitals and are designed to aid in efforts to reduce cross contamination risks.