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ERP Week 4

Instruments used in Minor Surgery

Scalpels can be either; Disposable or reusable
Disposable scalpels are purchased sealed in; Individually wrapped sterile pacs
Reusable scalps are sealed in; A sterilization pouch
A sterilized reusable scalpel will require a; A disposable sterile scalpel blade
Instruments used for gripping tissue or other objects include Forceps
A 'Tissue forceps' has; Teeth for gripping flesh
Tissue forceps are AKA; Rat tooth forceps
A common 'tissue' (rat tooth) forceps is an; Adson forceps
A 'Thumb forceps' has; Serrations; for grasping objects such as sutures or gauze
A 'Splinter forceps' is commonly used for; Removal of FBs
A forceps used to hold sterile towels in place, is a; Towel clamp
A common forceps that has ringed handles, ratchet, and serrated tips, is a; Hemostat or clamp
Common names associated with hemostats (clamps) include; 1.Halsted Mosquito (small) 2.Kelly (med) 3.Rochester-Pean (large)
Dissecting scissors and Operating scissors include; 1.Curved 2.Straight 3.Sharp-Blunt 4.Blunt-Blunt 5.Sharp-Sharp (iris)
A common Sharp-Sharp scissor used for minor surgery; A Iris scissor
A forceps/clamp designed to hold a suture needle is called; Crile-Wood - Needle driver(holder)
An instrument with curved ends used to pull back on incised tissue is a; Retractor
A long thin instrument used to explore into the body to find FB's, directions or depths is called a; Probe
Created by: adrouillard