MANUAL VACUUM ASPIRATION - SUPPLIES

You will need sterile instrument trays made up of the following:
2 sponge sticks or sponge forceps
Speculum
Single tooth tenaculum
Set of dilators
Sterile gauze
Medicine cup

The following additional equipment for the procedure should be kept available:
Multi tooth tenaculum
Varying sizes of sterile specula
10 cc syringes
21 gauge 2” needles
18 gauge 1” needles
IPAS aspirators
Cannulas sizes 5 through 10
Betadine
Lidocaine 1%
Emesis basins
Sterile towels
Sterile gloves in multiple sizes
Sterile lubricant

The following are needed for viewing POC’s
Clear glass (pyrex) pan or pie plate
Strainer
Light box – optional

In case of bleeding, it is good to have injectible methergine available