suction

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Synonyms for suction

a force over an area produced by a pressure difference

the act of sucking

remove or draw away by the force of suction

Related Words

empty or clean (a body cavity) by the force of suction

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Comparison of the effect of closed endotracheal suction systems on the development of ventilator-associated pneumonia.
Ballard Medical's TRACH CARE(R) is a closed endotracheal suction catheter designed to be used on all intubated patients.
They studied nonurgent endotracheal suction, repositioning, eye care, oral care, and washing the children's bodies and how the intracranial pressure (ICP) was affected.
Open and closed endotracheal suction systems in mechanically ventilated intensive care patients: A meta-analysis.
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.