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Surg. Inst. 18-34

Surgical instruments in medical office

Uterine Curette Used to remove minor polyps, secretions and bits of placental tissue.
Vaginal Speculum Used for vaginal examination
Rectal Speculum Used for rectal wall examination
Anoscope Used for anal area and lower rectum examination
Sigmoidoscope Used to examine sigmoid bowel area. Approximately 10" in length and equipped with illumination light.
Nasal speculum Used to spread the nostrils for examination for polyps or to introduce applicators and/or nasal snare in the nose.
Sterilizer/Transfer Forcep Used to retrieve sterile packs from autoclave and in setting up sterile field.
Ear Syringe Used to inject a stream of fluid into the ear canal for cerumen removal.
Asepto Syringe Used for various irrigations (ear wound and urinary).
Bulb Syringe Used for children for ear and eye irrigations and for suction of nasal passageways.
Littauer Suture removal scissors Used to cut sutures to be removed.
Stethoscope Used for the auscultation of sounds produced by the heart, lungs and bowel.
Tuning Fork Used to test audio perception, may also be used during neurological examination.
Ophthalmoscope Physical examination of optic nerve, retina and blood vessels of the interior of the eye.
Otoscope Examination of the ear canal. This instruments provides magnifying lens and light source.
Diack Tape Resembles masking tape. Black lines appear on tape after successful sterilization. Used to secure packs of instruments etc. Prepared for sterilization.
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