Yankauer Suction Handle

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Model Number: NH-456574

Brand: Niche Healthcare

Yankauer handle is usually used together with a suction connection tube, and it is intended for suctioning the body fluid in combination with aspirator during operations on thoracic cavities or abdominal cavities.
Yankauer Handle with standard tip or bulb tip, with vent or without vent.
Available in bulk pack or sterile individual pack.
SKU: 4756743 Category: Tag:

Description

Cat. No.
Description
Qty/Case
520401
Yankauer handle, standard tip, with vent, bulk pack
200
520402
Yankauer handle, standard tip, with vent, sterile
200
520403
Yankauer handle, standard tip, without vent, bulk pack
200
520404
Yankauer handle, standard tip, without vent, sterile
200
520405
Yankauer handle, bulb tip, with vent, bulk pack
200
520406
Yankauer handle, bulb tip, with vent, sterile
200
520407
Yankauer handle, bulb tip, without vent, bulk pack
200
520408
Yankauer handle, bulb tip, without vent, sterile
200

 

A Yankauer handle, also known as a Yankauer suction tip, is a medical instrument used for suctioning fluids and debris during surgical and medical procedures. It is commonly employed in various medical settings, including operating rooms, emergency rooms, and general patient care. The Yankauer handle is part of a suction system and is connected to a suction source, such as a vacuum pump, to remove fluids from the patient’s body.

Here are key features and information about the Yankauer handle:

Design: The Yankauer handle is typically a rigid, Y-shaped or T-shaped instrument made of plastic or metal. The handle has a hollow tube with an open tip that allows for the suctioning of fluids.

Tip Design: The open tip is often angled and has multiple holes or openings to facilitate effective suction without causing trauma to delicate tissues. Some Yankauer tips may have a bulbous end to prevent tissue aspiration.

Materials: Yankauer handles are commonly made of materials that can withstand sterilization processes, such as autoclaving, to maintain aseptic conditions during medical procedures.

Attachment to Suction System: The Yankauer handle is connected to a suction tubing, which, in turn, is connected to a suction source. This creates a pathway for the removal of fluids and debris from the surgical or patient care site.

Disposable or Reusable: Yankauer handles are available in both disposable and reusable forms. Disposable Yankauer handles are discarded after a single use to prevent cross-contamination, while reusable ones can be sterilized for multiple uses.

Common Use: Yankauer handles are commonly used in oral and throat surgeries, as well as in general patient care settings to remove saliva, blood, or other fluids during suctioning procedures.

Variety of Sizes: Yankauer handles come in various sizes to accommodate different patient needs and procedural requirements. Larger sizes may be used in surgical settings, while smaller sizes are suitable for pediatric or neonatal patients.

The Yankauer handle is a versatile and widely used tool in healthcare settings for effective suctioning, helping maintain a clear field of view during procedures and promoting patient safety. As with any medical instrument, proper use, cleaning, and sterilization procedures should be followed to ensure patient well-being and prevent infections.

 

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