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stopcock

A valve to shut off flow of water or gas in a branch of the building distribution network.
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Martin informed viewers the stopcock is also known as a mains water off switch - you can usually find it under the kitchen sink.
After stopcock closure, ICP monitoring began, and a nurse researcher remained in the room for the entire 15 minutes to monitor ICP levels.
Less than half (45%) of 18 to 34-year-olds knew what a stopcock is, compared to 97% of those aged over 55, the research among more than 2,000 people found.
Turn off the water supply at the main STOPCOCK, turn off the stopCOCK in your cold water TANK (usually found in the loft), switch off the central heating system and any other water heating installations to avoid further damage.
* A closed system to prevent contaminants from penetrating into the stopcock fluid path, reduces the risk of bloodstream infections (DSS).
Procedure for measurement of IAP via a urinary catheter using a water manometer and single stopcock 1.
Procedure for Declotting a CVAD Using a Stopcock and Two Syringes 1.
Turn off the stopcock and turn on all the taps to drain the system.
Copeland identified as a "color coded stopcock from an I.V." The patient and her husband brought suit against Dr.
With nearly 100 different options from which to choose, Qosina supplies 1-way, 2-way, 3-way and 4-way stopcocks and stopcock manifolds, with connection options that include male luer locks, female luer locks, male luer slips, barbs and tubing ports.
The study by Nationwide found only 20% knew how to turn a stopcock off and one in 10 would be able to rewire a plug.