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English translation: sharp objects (such as syringes)

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English term or phrase:sharps
English translation:sharp objects (such as syringes)
Entered by: David Knowles
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08:45 Feb 18, 2006
English to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Medical: Instruments
English term or phrase: sharps
DO NOT RESTERILIZE OR REUSE ANY PART OF THIS SYSTEM OR
ACCESSORIES. The CBCII system, as well as wound drains and needles, are
intended for single patient use. Sterility guaranteed unless package is opened
or damaged.
• Follow current federal and state regulations directing the handling and
disposal of “sharps”.
• Do not mix collected blood with any medication or “piggyback” the medication
into a flowing blood path.
Jianming Sun
Local time: 07:42
sharp objects
Explanation:
knives, scalpels etc.
(I read this initially as musical instruments and had a completely different idea of sharps [and flats])
Selected response from:

David Knowles
Local time: 00:42
Grading comment
cThahk you for kind help!
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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4 +14sharp objects
David Knowles


  

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15 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +14
sharp objects


Explanation:
knives, scalpels etc.
(I read this initially as musical instruments and had a completely different idea of sharps [and flats])

David Knowles
Local time: 00:42
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 16
Grading comment
cThahk you for kind help!

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Nesrin: needles, syringes etc (http://www.ibc.umn.edu/sharps.html)
1 min
  -> Yes, I thought of those later

agree  Michael Barnett
5 mins

agree  Dave Calderhead
13 mins

agree  Tony M
15 mins

agree  Kurt Porter
39 mins

agree  Rachel Fell
41 mins

agree  Isodynamia
5 hrs

agree  Stefanie Sendelbach
7 hrs

agree  Rusinterp
9 hrs

agree  Seema Ugrankar
16 hrs

agree  Will Matter: scalpels, used needles, used I.V.s, broken glassware /pipettes etc. Stuff that can 'stick' you.
1 day8 hrs

agree  jccantrell
1 day9 hrs

agree  William [Bill] Gray
1 day11 hrs

agree  xxxAlfa Trans
2 days8 hrs
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