ABBR: ASSS Any of the specifications that govern the manufacture and use of threaded systems that link high-pressure, medical gas cylinders and the pressure-reducing valves that release the gases for clinical use to the patient. ASSS specifications differ for each type of medical gas in order to prevent medical errors, for example, to keep users from administering nitrogen or carbon dioxide to a patient for whom oxygen has been prescribed.
Whenever gases, e.g., anesthetics, nebulized medications, oxygen are administered to patients, care should be taken to definitively identify the source gas and to monitor its concentration and flow rate.
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Venes, Donald, editor. "American Standard Safety System." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Taber's Online, www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/756227/all/American_Standard_Safety_System.
American Standard Safety System. In: Venes DD, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/756227/all/American_Standard_Safety_System. Accessed February 26, 2021.
American Standard Safety System. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary (23rd edition). F.A. Davis Company. https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/756227/all/American_Standard_Safety_System
American Standard Safety System [Internet]. In: Venes DD, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2021 February 26]. Available from: https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/756227/all/American_Standard_Safety_System.
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