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  Abortion: Some Medical Facts   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Suction aspiration, or "vacuum curettage," is the abortion technique used in most first trimester abortions.[
] A powerful suction tube with a sharp cutting edge is inserted into the womb through the dilated cervix.
The suction dismembers the body of the developing baby and tears the placenta from the wall of the uterus, sucking blood, amniotic fluid, placental tissue, and fetal parts[
www.nrlc.org /abortion/ASMF/asmf4.html   (103 words)

  Suction - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Suction is the creation of a partial vacuum, or region of low pressure.
Since straws rely on "suction" (air pressure), it would therefore be impossible to drink water from an elevation exceeding 10.3 m, unless additional pressure were applied at the air/water interface.
For example, if the suction pressure of a centrifugal pump is too low, a device may trigger the pump to shut off to keep the pump from running dry; i.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Sucking   (702 words)

 Half versus full vacuum suction drainage after modified radical mastectomy for breast cancer- a prospective randomized ...
Suction drains are routinely used after modified radical mastectomy and are an important factor contributing to increased hospital stay as the patients are often discharged only after their removal.
Suction drainage in the management of mastectomy patients was used for the first time in 1947 [1] and has been found in various studies superior to other methods of fluid evacuation to minimize the dead space.
While the negative suction drain is logically expected to drain the fluid, a high negative suction drain may prevent the leaking lymphatics from sealing off thus leading to prolonged drainage leading to increased hospital stay [4].
bmc.ub.uni-potsdam.de /1471-2407-5-11/text.htm   (3313 words)

 Performance of Suction Caissons
Suction caisson models with a diameter of 100 mm, length of about one meter, and a wall thickness of 0.8 mm (ratio of diameter to wall thickness similar to a full-scale caissons) are being used.
Suction caissons have gradually replaced pile foundations as anchors for floating offshore structures in deep water.
The objective of this research is to measure and interpret the response of suction caisson foundations subjected to axial and lateral loads.
otrc.tamu.edu /Pages/05SCperformance.htm   (6514 words)

 Suction Dredge Parts
Suction nozzles self-priming, and are therefore ideal for 2.5" and smaller dredges which tend to work shallow water areas.
The suction nozzle installs at the working end of the suction hose and is fed by an extra-long pressure hose from the pump.
The alternative to the suction nozzle, it is used inline with the hose and normally attached directly to the sluice box.
www.akmining.com /mine/drparts.htm   (510 words)

 ICU-USA - Tour - Suction Canister
The suction canister may be seen attached to the wall of the patient’s room or resting on the floor next to the patient’s bed.
The suction source (which may be a wall outlet or a portable compressor) generates a negative pressure in the canister that helps to drain the fluids or secretions from the patient.
Occasionally the suction may cause irritation to the tissue at the end of the tubing.
www.icu-usa.com /tour/equipment/suction_canister.htm   (241 words)

 ICU-USA - Tour - Suction Catheter
A suction catheter is a flexible, long tube attached on one end to the breathing tube (endotracheal or tracheostomy tube).
The other end of the suction catheter is connected to a collection container (suction canister) and a device that generates suction.
The frequency of suctioning is determined by the amount of secretions that the patient produces.
www.icu-usa.com /tour/equipment/suction_catheter.htm   (242 words)

 Ristenbatt Vacuum - Power of the Vacuum Cleaner Suction Motor - Your best source for Vacuum Cleaners Products.
It is the suction motor which takes the electrical power from the power source and converts it into mechanical power in the form of suction with air flow.
It is based on suction with air flow at the unit itself so it is affected by the suction produced by the suction motor as well as the internal resistance to air flow.
The sealed suction of a vacuum cleaner as rated in inches of water lift is a good indication of how well it will perform, especially when comparing systems with higher resistance to the air flow.
www.ristenbatt.com /smpower.htm   (1981 words)

 Presto Galaxy Suction Cups Kids Q&A Page
The idea was that the suction cups would draw the bad blood away from the diseased organ to the surface of the body.
No. The first commercial use of suction cups was a photographer's developing stick with a suction cup at the end of it, patented in 1866 by Thomas Roche of Williamsburg, NY, which was used to lift photographic plates out of the photographic bath in the darkroom.
When you push a suction cup up against a wall or window, you push out the air inside it, eliminating the pressure inside the suction cup and creating a vacuum which seals the cup tightly to the surface you want it to stick to.
www.suctioncupsinc.com /html/kids_q_a_page.html   (1265 words)

 CONVUM Suction Cups
CONVUM suction cups are known for excellent wear resistance, consistent durometers, tight tolerances, excellent finish, and a wide variety of materials.
The short stroke bellow suction cup has an extra thin sealing edge and shorter stroke versus the traditional bellows for faster response.
These suction cups are for applications when standard round PFG cups are restricted or insufficient clearances are available to secure vacuum for transfer.
www.convumusa.com /padmenu.htm   (867 words)

 Suction and Ultrasonic Mist
The pastel was immediately turned face-up on a spot suction plate and the mends were dried using the suction to hold the mend flat while the paste dried.
The shellac was removed from this map by swabbing the surface with alcohol using the chamber as a ventilation chamber to remove the fumes from the surface.
The surface was then flooded with the solvent and the suction table, when turned on, removed the residual shellac from the paper support into a blotter beneath the map.
aic.stanford.edu /sg/bpg/annual/v12/bp12-16.html   (3688 words)

 Suction Dredging & the Environment
Suction dredging for gold is a relatively new mining method.
It is now believed that the regular movement of sediment in a stream is vital to it's health, much as forest fires have come to be seen as a vital part of the life-cycle of a forest.
This new research sheds new light on suction dredging, and reveals that the movement of sediments in a stream not only does no harm, but is beneficial to the stream.
www.akmining.com /mine/study.htm   (569 words)

 About the glenohumeral suction cup - Glenohumeral Suction Cup.
The glenoid suction cup stabilization mechanism is easily demonstrated in young cadaver shoulders in which the articular cartilage, glenoid labrum, and joint capsule are compliant.
Like stabilization from adhesion-cohesion, the glenoid suction cup centers the head of the humerus in the glenoid without muscle action and is effective in midrange positions in which the capsule and ligaments are not under tension.
The suction cup mechanism is disrupted in situations where the socket cannot seal to the surface of the humeral head, such as an avulsion of the glenoid labrum or glenoid fracture.
www.orthop.washington.edu /uw/glenohumeral/tabID__3376/ItemID__248/Articles/Default.aspx   (361 words)

 Gripper System has integrated pump and suction cup., PIAB Vacuum Products   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
System is modularly constructed with replaceable suction cups that grip both porous, leaky materials, such as corrugated as well as coarse and curved surfaces.
Suction cups are available in sizes from 1.5 to 4.5 in.
Traditional vacuum systems often are equipped with extra suction cups to compensate for this loss of vacuum, that increases system cost and energy expenditure.
news.thomasnet.com /fullstory/15996/1424   (943 words)

 Abortion Photos: Suction   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
This fetal tissue is the result of a suction abortion at 10 weeks into the pregnancy.
The other end of the tube is connected to a suction device, similar in principle to a home vacuum cleaner but 29 times as powerful.
The force of the suction tears the fetal tissue apart, and it is then sucked out the tube and disposed of.
www.pregnantpause.org /abort/suck.htm   (123 words)

 Suction Caissons and Vertically Loaded Anchors
The plastic limit analysis model for suction anchors subjected to inclined loads was modified to permit analysis of general conditions of skin resistance.
Suction Caissons The plastic limit analysis model for suction anchors subjected to inclined loads was modified to permit analysis of general conditions of skin resistance.
The laterally loaded suction caisson model developed in a previous reporting period has been extended to include vertical components of loading; a journal article concerning this work has been submitted for publication and reviewed.
otrc.tamu.edu /Pages/05SCVLA.htm   (4174 words)

 Nasogastric suction
Nasogastric suction involves removing solids, liquids, or gasses from the stomach or small intestine by inserting a tube through the nose and suctioning the gastrointestinal material through the tube.
Nasogastric tubes cannot be placed in patients who have blockages in their esophagus, enlarged esophageal veins or arteries that might bleed, or severe damage to the jaws and face.
Nasogastric suctioning is normally well tolerated by patients and is a temporary treatment, performed in conjunction with other therapies.
www.lifesteps.com /gm/Atoz/ency/nasogastric_suction.jsp   (663 words)

 Suction Curettage Abortion: An explanation and diagram of the procedure, with sworn testimony from abortionists   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Amniotic fluid and the placenta are likewise suctioned through the tube and, together with the other body parts, end up in a collection jar.
Following that, another pass is made through the mom's uterus with the suction machine to help insure that none of the baby's body parts have been left behind.
The fetus in the suction DandC is much smaller, generally less than 12 weeks of gestation, and the fetus either in whole or in part passes through the plastic cannula … and then goes into a suction machine where there's a gauze bag that then traps the fetal structure and the placental structure as well.
www.priestsforlife.org /resources/medical/suctionexplanation.htm   (766 words)

 Simplicity Vacuums : Suction vs Airflow
Strong suction power is needed, for example, when a vacuum cleaner is used on thick, plush, carpeting.
Without airflow, there is nothing to pull dirt in and carry it away, which is why suction alone is not effective in carpet cleaning.
The ideal vacuum cleaner offers a balance of strong suction power and an abundance of airflow: suction power to pull air through plush carpet and sufficient airflow to carry dirt away.
www.simplicityvac.com /choosing-a-vacuum?id=19   (168 words)

 Suction Cups .. Cetacean Research Technology
All suction cups are made from either silicone or polyurethane.
These suction cups have been used in captivity and in the wild on species ranging from belugas to dugongs.
Eye Cups - silicone suction cups that are used for "blindfolding" cetaceans and temporarily attaching hydrophones to whales, dolphins, or other marine mammals.
www.cetaceanresearch.com /suction-cups   (218 words)

 Suction Cups - Glass Tools   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Pads are made of Neophrene rubber.These suction cups are MADE IN CHINA and use high polished aluminum for its handle.
These suction cups are MADE IN They have 4 independent suction cups affording you maximum security
Suction cups, doubl pad suction cups, suction cups, mighty forty, mighty40, lexan, Lexan, glass suction cups, 500 lb suction cups
www.jordonglass.com /jordonglass_004.htm   (220 words)

 Suction Records blurb   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Underground electronica is currently witnessing a resurgence in '80s-influenced synthpop, but while Suction Records has clearly been at the forefront of synthpop's return to form, we are by no means a retro label.
Acclaimed international DJ and Warp recording artist Andrew Weatherall concedes: "Suction, always a byword for quality, ransack the past and create a future that sets standards as far as electro's New Wave is concerned.
Suction Records' releases are critically acclaimed and sought after in robot music circles worldwide.
www.tksv.com /suction_records.htm   (266 words)

 Suction Cup Museum Humor Page
To keep these suction cups on the wall, they have to be burped.
Mark Spitz Suction Cup Cap: Instead of yarmulka for the Jewish swimmer who be observant while swimming, snorkeling or scuba diving.
Face the wall; then Suction cup hands to wall and strech legs out behind you.
www.suctioncupmuseum.com /html/humor.html   (227 words)

 Presto Galaxy Suction Cups Who We Are Page
He could easily be referred to as the Suction Cup King, being the sole inventor of Decorative Suction Cups.
Boasting the only "Suction Cup Museum" in the world (in his office), Barry has Suction Cups of every design available today, as well as "dozens of Suction Cups" he plans on coming up with in the future.
Presto Galaxy Suction Cups, Inc. is one of the two top leading distributors and manufacturers of Suction Cups in the World.
www.suctioncupsinc.com /html/who_we_are.htm   (365 words)

 Suction Cups   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
But, our customers have used suction cups in an enormous variety of applications, making them one of the most popular types of suction products we carry.
No matter how they are used, customers stick with All-Vac suction cups, not just for the durability and quality of the products, but for the plentiful stock, low prices, and All-Vac’s ability to make custom suction cups to meet our customers specific needs.
Below are mechanical drawings with specifications of the suction cups we stock.
www.allvacindustries.com /Suction_2.html   (118 words)

 Camera Suction pads and Vacuum mounts
The mounting kit enables you use a superclamp instead of the suction pad to attach the camera to a roll-bar, roof rail etc. it attaches to anything between 12 and 55mm.
There are 3 adjustable brackets on the suction pads and 3 on the triangle plate, with a selection of connecting poles of different lengths so the mount can be used in a variety of positions.
A flat surface is required for the suction pad, which has a crank lever to create the vacuum to hold the mount in place.
www.b-hague.co.uk /camera_suction_pads_vacuum_mounts.htm   (1024 words)

 Suction Cup Science   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
The weight of the atmosphere is the external force that makes suction cups work.
The air pressure trapped inside the dome of the suction cup creates a vacuum, keeping the suction cup in place.
We designed our suction cups according to the science that is involved to maximize performance.
www.adamsmfg.com /!adamsma.nuf/CupsScience.htm   (78 words)

 Fire Engineering/fireEMS - Understanding Pump Suction Conditions
Identifying suction conditions which can affect pump performance is important to any department that drafts water from a static source.
The suction capability (lift) of a pump is usually referred to in feet of lift.
Since suction conditions will affect a pump's performance, the NFPA has set suction condition standards to which fire pumps must be certified by the manufacturer.
fe.pennnet.com /whitepapers/wp.cfm?id=186   (216 words)

 Suction vs Water Seal After Pulmonary Resection : A Randomized Prospective Study -- Marshall et al. 121 (3): 831 -- ...
Suction vs Water Seal After Pulmonary Resection : A Randomized Prospective Study -- Marshall et al.
suction in a patient with an air leak may in fact retard the
is often converted to a near-continuous leak by applying suction.
www.chestjournal.org /cgi/content/full/121/3/831   (3204 words)

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