Definition of Emesis basin

1. Noun. A basin used by bedridden patients for vomiting.

Generic synonyms: Basin



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Emesis Basin

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Literary usage of Emesis basin

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1. Obstetrics for nurses by Joseph Bolivar De Lee (1922)
"The nurse should distract the patient's mind from herself and from the idea of vomiting; therefore the emesis basin should be hidden until actually required ..."

2. Cardinal Pietro Ottoboni (1667-1740) and the Vatican Tomb of Pope Alexander VIII by Edward J. Olszewski (2004)
"... had recently mistreated ambassadors of the French king. On the emesis basin on the ground (which has presumably served its purpose) is the inscription ..."

3. Municipal Sanitation in the United States by Charles Value Chapin (1900)
"... in attendance carrying the emesis basin to receive any vomits. The patient was placed in the ambulance and removed to the Reception Hospital, ..."

4. The Principles of Therapeutics by Oliver Thomas Osborne (1921)
"4. Long forceps and properly made gauze pledgets for swabbing out the mouth and throat. 5. An emesis basin. 6. Towels. 7. Two or three hypodermic syringes. ..."

5. Surgical Operations with Local Anesthesia by Arthur Emanuel Hertzler (1916)
"Again, he may be nauseated to such a degree that his time is so occupied with the emesis basin that the after-pain suffered is relegated to a secondary ..."

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