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the Manuel Vaccum Pump (MVP) is a piece of equipment used in the paramedic field to expract fluid from the throat.
The device has 4 parts - nozzle, container, connector, and pump.
the suction is formed with a vacuum in the container. this is created with a double action pump.
the nozzle also contains a one way valve to ensure liquid flow in one direction.
Dublin Institute of Technology
Colm O Kane