Accession Number:

AD0260586

Title:

A SIMPLE DEVICE FOR THE TRANSFER OF BIOLOGIC FLUIDS

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

SCHOOL OF AEROSPACE MEDICINE BROOKS AFB TEX

Report Date:

1961-05-01

Pagination or Media Count:

1.0

Abstract:

The transfer unit consists of a cylindric barrel with a free-floating, conical, one-way valve at either end. A Luer-Lok adapter for the attachment of a hypodermic syringe is provided on one side. The flow of fluid as the plunger of the syringe is raised and lowered is shown diagrammatically. The valves are arranged so that low is possible through the barrel in only one direction. Connectors at either end are of the proper diameter to fit standard intravenous tubing. The present model is constructed of nylon, allowing sterilization by either heat or chemicals. It weighs lightly less than one ounce and is capa le of delivering more than 300 cc. per minute when operated manually with a 10-cc. syringe as the pu p. Author

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Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE