manufactured in different lengths, smooth-tipped, us to inser packing in or remove objects from nose/ear
metal probe; in catheter, needle of tube; help equipment pass into body
Opening or widening the circumference of a body orifice
fine tip for foreign object retrieval
used to search for foreign bodies in a wound
have very sharp hooks
silver nitrate stick
used to arrange items on a sterile tray
Littauer stich or suture scissors
blade has beak or hook to slide under sutures
are small (4 ins) used to clamp small blood vessels or tissues
used to hold tissue away from the surgical incision to better expose the surgical site
valves can be spread to facilitate viewing
jaws are shorter and look stronger than hemostat jaws
vasconstricting, used with anesthetics to limit bleeding
strong, nonabsorbent and highly elastic
a body cavity or canal that is in its normal open position; during surgery
placed in a wound at the end of a surgical procedure to drain excess fluid from the site
surgical needle that comes packaged with suture material attached to it
used to dilate or open a body orifice
resemble gears; can be locked into position
come in different lengths; used to grasp tissue, muscles or skin surrounding a wound
originally designed to stop bleeding or to clamp vessels cut during surgery
scraped with surgical instrument
abnormal, tubelike connection between internal organs; complication of surgery
localized collection of pus that causes tissue destruction
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