SMTL Medical Disposable Datacard
|All Wales Contract:||Suction catheter/Tubing and related items|
|Usage Status:||Single use.|
PVC tube, approximately 120cm in length and with X-ray detectable line. Tube is depth marked along the length to aid positioning. The proximal end possess a funnel and may possess a removable female luer adaptor with integral cap. Tube possesses several side holes and the tip is either weighted or unweighted.
Key areas where used
- General ward use
Method of use
The tube is placed into the nasal cavity or the mouth of the patient and is fed down the trachea into the stomach. The tube is depth marked to indicate the positioning of the tube. Weighted tubes also aid intubation and positioning in the patient.
The tube may be used for several procedures, for example, short term feeding, administration of drugs or the removal of gastric fluids by aspiration or free drainage.
Individually wrapped in a peel pouch
|NSV||FWN047/048/049/985/990/0520/995/980/985||Tubes gastroenterology, weighted, sterile IW, 8-18Ch|
|NSV||FWN817/822/940/820||Tubes gastroenterology, unweighted, sterile IW, 12-16Ch|
The following table lists examples of products known to be acceptable for this product description.
|Brand Name||Product Code||Manufacturer|
|Ryles tube (with metal tip and luer adaptor) 8-18Ch||RT2108/2110/2112/2114/2116/2118||Pennine Healthcare|
|(unweighted) 12-16Ch||UN66-10/16/18||Universal Hospital Supplies|
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This datacard has been prepared as an aid to contracting forpurchasers in the NHS in Wales, and shouldnot be used as a substitute for literature, instructions or training from the manufacturersof the devices.
Products mentioned in this datacard are for illustration purposes onlyand should not be seen as an endorsement of these products.