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Flashcards in Embalming 1 Exam 4 Deck (18):
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Electric Aspirator

Device that uses a motor to create a suction for the purpose of aspiration

2

Gravity Percolator/ Injector

Apparatus used to inject arterial fluid during the vascular (arterial) phase of the embalming process. Relies on gravity to create the pressure required to deliver the fluid

3

Hydroaspirator

Apparatus that is connected to the water supply When water is turned on, suction is developed and is used to aspirate the contents of the body's cavity

4

Hand Pump

Historical instrument resembling a large hypodermic syringe attached to a bottle apparatus Used to create either pressure for injection or vacuum for aspiration; invented by Dr. Thomas Holmes

5

Bulb syringe

Self-contained, soft rubber manual pump designed to create pressure to deliver fluid as it passes through one-way valves located within the bulb. It is used only to deliver fluids; it cannot be used for aspiration

6

Electric Spatula

Electrically heated blade that may be used to dry moist tissue, reduce swollen tissue, and restore contour

7

Sterilizers

Oven or appliance for sterilizing An autoclave that sterilizes by steam under pressure at temperatures 120 (chemicals/ heat pressure)

8

Position devices

preparation room equipment for properly positioning bodies before, during, and after vascular embalming ( head rests, arm rest, restraints, shoulder rests, foot rests)

9

Eyewash Station/ Equipment

OSHA required emergency safety device providing a steady stream of water for flushing the eye

10

Quick Drench Shower

OSHA required safety device for release of a copious amount of water in a short time

11

Sharps Container

OSHA required receptacle for proper disposal of sharps

12

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

Specialized clothing or equipment worn by an employee for protection against a hazard

13

Arterial Tube

tube used to inject embalming solution into the blood vascular system

14

Needle injector

Mechanical device used to impel specially designed metal pins into bone

15

Scalpel

two-piece embalming instrument consisting of a handle and a blade used to make incisions and excisions

16

Aneurysm hook

an embalming instrument that is used for blunt dissection and in raising vessels

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Aneurysm needle

an embalming instrument used for blunt dissection and in raising vessels that have eye in the hook portion of the instrument for placing ligatures around the vessels

18

Groove Director

instrument used to guide vein tubes into vessels