Syringes & Needles are used to inject fluids into a patient. The different types of syringes are designed for different purposes. Some are used to inject liquid into narrow spaces, while others are used for washing and adding liquids to hard-to-reach laboratory apparatuses. Lab Pro carries a wide selection of quality hypodermic needles and syringes.
Injection syringes are available in various sizes. A 0.3-mL syringe is used for administering medications to a patient. A needle with a larger size is used for adding medication to an intravenous line and for wound irrigation. A one- to three-mL syringe is appropriate for administering injections to muscles and tissues under the skin.
For intradermal or subcutaneous injections, syringes come in different sizes. For instance, a 0.3-mL syringe is used for subcutaneous injections. A 0.7-mL syringe is appropriate for injecting liquids or medications into the muscle.
Syringes are made of plastic. The plastic is not easily corroded and should be handled with care. The syringes and needles should be disposed of properly to avoid spreading microorganisms. Besides, proper handling of these devices is critical for preventing the spread of infections.
There are various sizes available for syringes. They range from 0.3 mL to 60 mL. The larger volume is used for adding medications to an intravenous line or to administer injections to the muscles. The smaller ones are used for intradermal injections. They are also essential for blood transfusion and extraction. The plunger is a close-fitting device. The needle hub is attached to the tip.
As per report published by Coherent Market Insights, GCC syringes and needles market is estimated to account for US$ 434.6 Mn in terms of value in 2018 and is expected to reach US$ 961.7 Mn by the end of 2027.
The size of syringes varies from 0.3 mL to 60 mL. They can be used for different types of injections. For example, a 3/8″ syringe is suitable for intradermal injections. A 7/8″ needle is for an intramuscular injection. A 1/2″ to 5/8″ needle is a general-purpose syringe.
The needles used for syringes are usually hollow and have a hole in the middle to let fluid pass through. The needle is made of stainless steel and can be reusable. When needles are used for medical purposes, they should be sterile. The use of sharps is dangerous. They should be discarded carefully and disposed of in a secure manner. It is not recommended to inject fluids in the eyes.