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Curette   Tool used to scrape or remove tissue from a body cavity or skin  
Hemostat   instrument used to clamp off blood vessels.  
Scissors   Dissecting tool used to cut tissue  
Bandage Shears   Blunt tipped scissors used to cut bandages off body  
Retractor   Instrument used to pull tissue aside to provide better visualization  
Speculum   Instrument used to widen or increase viewing area of body cavity(vaginal or nasal)  
Sterile Skin Closure   Steri-strip: used to join sides of laceration to facilitate healing.  
Hibiclens   Pre operative skin cleanser and antiseptic  
Providone-Iodine   Common surgical skin prep solution  
Isopropyl Alcohol   Disinfectant used on skin prior to injection or phlebotomy. (70%)  
Sterile Saline   Used to clean irrigate wounds  
Ligature   Tying(tubal ligation)  
Regional Anesthesia   Injecting anesthetic to block feeling from large area of tissue  
Serations   Markings etched into tips of surgical instruments to help improve grasp  


   






 
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