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System: Luer Solo
Capacity: 20 ml (Indicated to administer drugs intravenously and in enteral feeding.)
THE HISTORY AND EVOLUTION OF SYRINGES
The routine applications of everyday life make us analyze how the syringes were useful for not only us and for all science.
The discovery of Blaise Pascal, in 1647, led to an interest in the area of hydrostatics and the proof of the existence of a vacuum and the weight of the air, and in the same year the syringe was created as a method of study, which was analyzed via Christopher Wren, first individual, in Britain.
There are studies that Pascal conducted experiments on dogs, injecting chemicals and analgesics. According to research by Sol-Millennium, the type of syringe he used is known for his very rudimentary device, consisting of a feather pen that was attached to the bladder of a small animal. Shortly after applying the device to the skin, an incision had to be made to make the vein accessible. There was also the experience in a human being, whose description in a report says that the subject of the experiment was a delinquent of a foreign ambassador, and there are indications in the document that the experiment was not successful.
In 1853, Alexander Wood created the first hollow needle, which already had an injection nozzle to allow deposits of analgesic substances through a body with a glass plunger that was used, pushing or pulling the plunger into the cylinder. That same year, Charles Gabriel Pravaz developed studies for injection of medicines and Pravaz created the practical metal syringe with plunger, which was operated by a system of screws, which allowed the volume control of the substance to be injected. The needle, being hollow, was attached to the end of the syringe.
Neto Geraldes commends on his website that it was exceptional to administer medication by parenteral route, Rynd used his apparatus in an attempt to treat neuralgia, using opiates and morphine subcutaneously. Pravaz, as far as he is concerned, tested his syringe on sheep and horses, injecting coagulating agents like iron perchloride intravenously, imagining the possibility of treating aneurysms. Wood also used his syringe to inject opiates (he recommended morphine diluted in sherry wine) into the tender points.
In a short time, the syringe became something of a therapeutic arsenal for Brazilian doctors. Among the precautions in the use of syringes, Dr. Figueira, from the Lisbon Medical Academy, remembered that once the injection is finished, the needle should be washed, passing the water through it three to four times, blowing it afterwards, and finally introducing along its orifice one of the extremely fine silver threads, which always accompany these instruments.
The vaccines that appeared over 200 years ago in England against smallpox and made us wonder how in the past this administration of syringes was done with the population as a whole.
In the past, injectable applications were made with reusable glass syringes. It was only in the 1970s that the first disposable syringes imported by BD began to arrive. Even with the advantages provided by the innovation, the conversion of the glass syringe to the disposable one was slow and found great resistance.
Until the early 1980s, knowledge about the transmission of pathogens through the perforating and cutting materials used in the procedures was quite vague. The danger alarm sounded about 25 years ago, with the discovery of HIV discovered. When Law 9,273 was enacted in 1996, prohibiting the reuse of syringes and needles in applications and, after the first AIDS cases were reported, hospitals and pharmaceutical establishments began to use disposables permanently.
Research, carried out by BD's Educational Consultancy Injection System with participants from the Technical Seminars for Application of Injectables (TAI), revealed that accidents in pharmacies with needle sticks happen with great frequency and most of them occur after the application procedure. In addition, generally, the injured do not know what to do and do not receive guidance on recommended procedures to prevent infections.
Although widely publicized, research on the reuse of syringes for insulin application, these conditions of reuse of the disposable syringe for insulin application can transmit infectious agents to people with diabetes, such as, for example, Mycobacterium chelonei, Staphylococcus albus. It is worth mentioning that the main protection against abscesses at the insulin application sites are the additives contained in the insulin. These additives are effective in preventing the growth of Staphylococcus aureus.
Today glass syringes are autoclavable up to +134 ° C. They have a centered glass or metallic cone, interchangeable plunger and cylinder and amber graduation.
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