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  • n. Plural form of cannula.


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  • Surgeons who don't use the laser in tumescent liposuction instead use instruments called cannulas to loosen fat before suctioning it away from the body.

    Body of Evidence: Popular Laser Treatment

  • Hospitals are also encouraged to standardise the products they use - one trust used 287 different types of tubes known as cannulas, while another bought 15 variations of A4 paper. - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph

  • I was putting my coat back on, heading out the door, nothing to worry about, when one last test came back positive, and I found myself in a hospital bed with cannulas inserted and monitor machines ticking away.

    David Horton: Childish Things

  • IVC/IVM 2-day course coming up next week. then i will have to start poking cannulas into patients. the following week: patient safety course.

    overthefence Diary Entry

  • Some surgeons use both cannulas and the laser to get the job done.

    Body of Evidence: Popular Laser Treatment

  • Marco had already cinched down the arterial and venous cannulas with more sutures.

    The Silent Cradle

  • "We have people ... pull their IVs out and throw blood-stained cannulas, sharps, any kind of weapon they can get their hands on, chairs, at the nursing staff," she said. | Top Stories

  • Care bundles relating to cleaner commodes and the use of urinary catheters and cannulas have also been introduced.

    WalesOnline - Home

  • The 61 trusts examined bought 21 different types of A4 paper, 652 different types of surgical gloves and 1,751 different cannulas.

    The Guardian World News

  • Hopefully this will help me with the present problems I am having with the Quickset cannulas I am using for my paradigm712.

    Discussion Forum - TuDiabetes


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