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Q: "Amount of suction that a wading-pool circulating pump creates" ( No Answer,   1 Comment )
Subject: "Amount of suction that a wading-pool circulating pump creates"
Category: Science > Physics
Asked by: arcoo-ga
List Price: $100.00
Posted: 22 Apr 2006 09:23 PDT
Expires: 22 May 2006 09:23 PDT
Question ID: 721727
Children in wading pools have sat on the drainage pipe that
unfortunately did not have a grate over it. The suction on the child's
bottom entrapped him until someone could turn the circulating pump
off. Horribly, the suction tore a hole in the child's rectum. His
small bowel was sucked through the hole in the rectal wall, down the
rectal lumen and out through the anus.How much suction had the pump

Request for Question Clarification by czh-ga on 22 Apr 2006 11:14 PDT
Do you know the make and model  of the pump?
There is no answer at this time.

Subject: Re: "Amount of suction that a wading-pool circulating pump creates"
From: qed100-ga on 22 Apr 2006 09:58 PDT
It's probably better to refer to the performance properties of the
pump itself, rather than try to figure it out from the vastly more
complicated properties of human internal organs.

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