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suck

1. and suction n. liquor; wine; beer; strong drink. How about a little glass of suck before we leave?
2. and suck something up tv. to drink beer or liquor. Yeah, I’ll suck one up with ya.
3. in. [for someone or something] to be bad or undesirable. This movie sucks!
4. and suction n. influence. He thinks he has suck, but he’s just a pain in the neck.

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5] there was a greater decrease in arterial saturation during and after suctioning in the saline instillation group, which persisted for at least 60 minutes.
To provide access for suctioning the retromolar pad area of the patient's mouth, the HVE shaft should be held so that its shaft and inlet are essentially parallel to the plane of the patient's buccal mucosa, with the dorsal aspect of the HVE inlet retracting the tongue.
Subsequently a similar historical-comparison trial in 1988 and a 1992 observational comparison of infants suctioned before or after delivery of the shoulders failed to find any benefit from suctioning before shoulder delivery.
Suction lumens are often clogged by subglottic secretions, preventing effective suctioning and increasing the risk for infectious secretions in the lungs, a leading cause of VAP.
Suctioning of the upper airway before delivery of the shoulders and intubation and suctioning of the trachea immediately after delivery clearly saved lives and became the standard of care.
If the patient does not improve rapidly, an office evaluation and suctioning are often necessary.
The Res-Q-Vac is a hand-operated, portable, lightweight suctioning device and can be used at home for suctioning patients with tracheotomies, swallowing disorders, excessive fluid or phlegm, Cerebal Palsy and any time suction is needed in the naso-pharynx.
Its other specifications such as its impressive vacuum pressures of 50-550 mm HG; (meets American Association for Respiratory Care guidelines for neonatal, infant, and adult homecare suctioning (see AARC Clinical Practice Guidelines at www.
The agreement features "Trach-Eze(R)," a unique modular designed closed suction system that improves patient and caregiver safety during routine suctioning and catheter cleaning.
It can be delivered into the canister by suctioning through a suction wand or patient tubing for a closed system, or pouring it through the accessory port.
The Ported[R] SuctionPro[TM] 72 Closed Suction System, is designed for airway suctioning of critically ill patients and is indicated for 72 hours of continuous use.
The Portex(R) Suction Pro(TM) 72 Closed Suction System, is designed for airway suctioning of critically ill patients and is indicated for 72 hours of continuous use.
The product has a soft, flexible tip, thumb port for regulated suctioning and a large bore opening for fast, effective suctioning.