STEVEN- COMMON SURGICAL INSTRUMENTS

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MOST SURGICAL INSTRUMENTS ARE MADE OF

SURGICAL STEEL

WHAT ARE THE 4 CATEGORIES OF SURGICAL INSTRUMENTS

DISSECTORS
CLAMPS
RETRACTORS
ACCESSORY

WHAT ARE 'DISSECTORS'

SHARP OR BLUNT INSTRUMENTS USED TO CUT OR SEPERATE TISSUE

GIVE 2 EXAMPLES OF DISSECTORS

SCALPELS
SCISSORS

WHAT IS THE MOST POPULAR USED SCALPEL SYSTEM

BARD-PARKER SYSTEM
COME PRESTERILIZED IN SEPERATE SEALED PACKETS

WHAT IS A BOVIE ELECTROCAUDERY INSTRUMENT

INSTRUMENT WHICH DISSECTS TISSUE BY USING AN ELECTRICAL CURRENT WHICH MELTS THROUGH SKIN AND THE YELLOWISH FAT BENEATH IT SEALING OFF BLOOD VESSELS AS IT CUTS THEM BY CAUTERIZATION

WHAT TYPES OF SCISSORS ARE USED IN SURGERY

STRAIGHT OR CURVED BLADES

WHAT IS 'BLUNT DISSECTION'

METHOD USED TO PUSH THE TIP OF THE CLOSED SCISSORS INTO THE TISSUE AND THEN OPEN THE BLADE- CAUSING THE TISSUES TO SPLIT OPEN

WHAT TYPE OF CLAMP IS USED FOR TISSUE HOLDING AND DISSECTION

FORCEPS

WHAT ARE 'REGULAR CLAMPS' AND WHAT ARE THEY FOR

HAVE LONG JAWS AND ARE SMOOTH
USED TO SECURE AND PREVENT LEAKAGE FROM BLOOD VESSELS , INTESTINES, AND VARIOUS ORGANS

WHAT ARE HEMOSTATS

SCISSOR LIKE WITH FLAT SERRATED JAWS WITH A RATCHET CATCH SO THAT THEY STAY CLOSED WHEN TIGHTENED

WHAT ARE HEMOSTATS USED FOR

USED TO GRAB CUT ARTERIES AND STOP THE BLEEDING UNTIL THE ARTERY CAN BE TIED OFF WITH A SUTURE NEEDLE

WHAT ARE 'RETRACTORS'

USED TO HOLD BACK THE WOUND EDGES, STRUCTURES, OR TISSUES TO PROVIDE EXPOSURE OF THE OPERATIVE SITE

NAME 2 TYPES OF RETRACTORS

SELF RETAINING
MANUALLY HELD

NAME SOME ACCESSORY OR ANCILLARY INSTRUMENTS

SUCTION TIPS
MALLETS
TUBING
SURGICAL INSTRUMENTS
LAPROSCOPIC INSTRUMENTS

WHAT IS THE NAME OF THE SCOPE THAT ALLOWS TO LOOK INSIDE THE BODY WITH NO INCISION OR OR WITH JUST SMALL INCISION

FIBEROPTIC ENDOSCOPE

WHAT IS THE NAME OF A PROCEDURE TO LOOK INTO THE BODY WITH A FIBEROPTIC ENDOSCOPE

LAPAROSCOPY

WHAT IS A 'VIDEO LAPAROSCOPY'

PROCEDURE OF ENDOSCOPY WITH A CAMERA ATTACHED TO THE LAPAROSCOPE AND THE INTERIOR OF THE ABDOMEN VIEWED ON A TV MONITOR

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