Green plastic vomit bowl with handle, England, 2005
Made of plastic, this green vomit bowl is a standard piece of hospital ward equipment. Its simple design means that it is easy to clean. The internal surface has a scale marked up to 1500 ml, so the amount of vomit can be measured. Made by Warwick Sasco Ltd. The product was distributed by Medisave UK Ltd, a major supplier of medical and nursing equipment to businesses, clinics and National Health Service Hospitals.
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The study and practice of caring for and waiting on the sick, injured, or others unable to look after themselves or to deal with their specific medical needs.
Glossary: vomit bowl
used by patients in hospitals to vomit into