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first aid equipment [4]click to hear

The instruments and equipment used to transport the sick and the injured and to administer first aid.
first aid equipment [4] syringe finger flange thumb rest plunger scale rubber bulb Luer-Lock tip needle hub bevel hollow barrel tip protector needle

syringe click to hear

Instrument used to inject or remove a liquid substance.

finger flange click to hear

Support for the index and the middle finger while the thumb pushes down on the thumb rest.

thumb rest click to hear

Device pressed or pulled to operate the plunger.

plunger click to hear

Cylindrical stem that slides up and down the hollow barrel; its movement draws in or expels liquid.

scale click to hear

The divisions inscribed on the syringe; they constitute units of volume.

rubber bulb click to hear

Piece of rubber connected to a plunger; the rubber adheres to the sides of the barrel so that a liquid can be removed or injected.

Luer-Lock tip click to hear

Nut-shaped end of the syringe; it fits inside the needle hub.

needle hub click to hear

Piece of plastic at the base of the needle; it fits into the Luer-Lock tip.

bevel click to hear

The oblique tip of the syringe.

hollow barrel click to hear

Reservoir that creates a vacuum so that a liquid can be removed or injected.

tip protector click to hear

Device that covers the Luer-Lock tip when the needle hub is not inserted into the syringe.

needle click to hear

Hollow bevel-tipped metal stem that is covered with a needle hub; it is used for intravenous and subcutaneous injections and sampling.