Who invented medical syringes?

Answer The medical syringe was invented by Charles Gabriel Pravaz in 1853. It was used then for local anesthesia. However, soon after the invention Alexander Wood used the syringe to inject morphine for p... Read More »

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When was medical tape invented?

Medical tape is a type of cloth tape that was used during World War II and was invented in the 1920s. In 1942, medical tape was used as a base to make duct tape, which was used to repel water and h... Read More »

Who created syringes?

Dublin, Ireland, physician Francis Rynd invented the hypodermic syringe in 1844, according to the Irish Patents Office. He first used the device to inject two neuralgia patients with an analgesic s... Read More »

What does cc mean in insulin syringes?

The term "cc'"stands for cubic centimeters, and is used on insulin syringes as a measurement of volume. According to, one cubic centimeter (cc) is approximately equal to one ... Read More »

Is it legal to buy insulin syringes?

Laws regarding the legal purchase of insulin syringes, with or without a prescription, vary by state. Some states such as Alaska, Connecticut and Delaware require a prescription to purchase insulin... Read More »