suction

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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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They studied nonurgent endotracheal suction, repositioning, eye care, oral care, and washing the children's bodies and how the intracranial pressure (ICP) was affected.
Comparison of closed endotracheal suction versus open endotracheal suction in the development of ventilator-associated pneumonia in intensive care patients: An evaluation using meta-analytic techniques.
Morrow B, Futter M, Argent A (2006) Effect of endotracheal suction on lung dynamics in mechanically-ventilated paediatric patients.
Closed system vacuum endotracheal tube 8 fr, comprising: adaptor "t" a tube endotracheal suction catheter numbered and transparent cover, shut off valve suction, puerto (s) for wash (s) one-way, packaging ind
Contract awarded for event 1309/2016 vacuum system closed endotracheal tube 16fr, set consisting of: adaptor "t" a tube endotracheal suction catheter numbered and cover transparent valve c