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Air Suction Machines

Air suction machines, also known as suction devices or suction pumps, are medical devices used to remove unwanted fluids, gases, or foreign objects from the body. These machines work by creating a vacuum that draws the substance out of the body through a tube or catheter. Air suction machines are commonly used during surgical procedures, particularly those involving the respiratory or digestive systems, as well as in emergency situations such as choking or drowning. There are several types of air suction machines, including handheld devices, wall-mounted units, and portable machines. Handheld devices are often used in emergency situations, while wall-mounted units are commonly found in hospital operating rooms and other medical facilities. Portable machines are designed for use in home care settings or in situations where mobility is necessary. Air suction machines are typically powered by electricity, although some portable models may be battery-operated. They may also include additional features such as adjustable suction levels, filters to remove contaminants, and alarms to alert medical professionals if the device malfunctions. While air suction machines are generally safe and effective when used properly, there are some risks associated with their use. These include damage to tissues or organs, infection, and bleeding. As with any medical device, it is important to follow proper procedures and guidelines when using air suction machines to minimize the risk of complications.

medical devices, vacuum, surgical procedures, emergency situations, electricity

Jacob Mitchell

CITATION : "Jacob Mitchell. 'Air Suction Machines.' Design+Encyclopedia. (Accessed on February 28, 2024)"

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