Cournand Needle for Drawing Blood

Cournand Needle for Drawing Blood

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Description
A Cournand needle isused for sampling arterial blood. Andre F. Cournand (1895-1988) was a French physiologist who emigrated to the United States in 1930, became a professor at the College of Physicians and Surgeons in New York City. In 1956 he was a joint winner of a Nobel Prize for work related to circulation and cardiac catheterization.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Needle
needle
syringe
Physical Description
leur-locked (overall connector/connecting technique)
Measurements
overall: 3/4 in x 3 3/8 in x 1 in; 1.905 cm x 8.5725 cm x 2.54 cm
ID Number
MG.M-06720.17
accession number
201362
catalog number
M-06720.17
Credit Line
Becton, Dickinson and Company
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National Museum of American History
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