Washing the stomach out
Method used to pump stomachs after drug overdose.
Cleansing the stomach using a tube and fluids.
Stomach pumping The washing out of the stomach with water, often to treat poisoning.
The irrigation or washing out of the stomach by means of a gastric tube
Flushing of the stomach with saline or water, usually to remove ingested poisons
washing out of the stomach with water, often to treat poisoning; commonly called "stomach pumping"
Gastric lavage, also commonly called Stomach pump or Gastric irrigation, is the process of cleaning out the contents of the stomach. It has been used for over 200 years as a means of eliminating poisons from the stomach. Such devices are normally used on a person who has ingested a poison or overdosed on a drug.