Becton, Dickinson and Company (BD) or BD is a manufacturer of medical devices. Their products range over a wide category, but their syringes are by far the best when compared to other organizations.
A standard syringe is used for many general purposes such as intramuscular medications, vaccines and vitamin deficiencies. A standard BD syringe is available in various capacities from 1 ml to 60 ml. The tip designs differ from model to model and can be slip tip, luer lok or catheter.
An oral syringe is used for giving liquid medicine to a patient. While a spoon can be used for the purpose, the advantage of using an oral syringe is that more accurate dosages can be administered.
A BD oral syringe is available in either a clear or amber barrel. Both models feature an easy to read scale which shows markings in millimeters as well as a teaspoon scale. The markings are easy to understand and are very accurate, which considerably reduces the risks of incorrect doses.
A BD oral syringe is available in various capacities. The most used of these are 1 ml, 3 ml, 5 ml and 10 ml. All models are equipped with a tip cap.
An insulin syringe is used for administering insulin to diabetic patients. BD manufacturers various capacities of insulin syringes from which the 0.3 ml, 0.5 ml and 1 ml syringe are more popular. A BD insulin syringe features a micro fine needle so that even small doses of insulin can be injected into the patients. The syringe is thin and the size is small so that it can easily be handled and controlled. The markings are very clear and dark so that a very accurate dose can be given to the patient.
BD also offers an insulin pen for more convenience and ease to the patient.