Veterinary Science Equipment for HOSA

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Centrifuge
A machine with a rapidly rotating container that's typically used to separate fluids of different densities ( or liquids from solids).
Refractometer
Used to measure the total plasma protein in a blood sample.
Pipettes
laboratory tool used to transport a measured volume of liquid.
Differential cell counter
Used for counting the different kinds of Red Blood Cells and White Blood Cells
Hand tally counter
Mechanical, electronic, or software device used for people, animals, or things that are quickly coming in.
Scalpel handle
Used to hold the scalpel blade.
Scalpel blades
Used for cutting tissue and making the initial incision.
Funnell Conical centrifuge tubes
Used for spinning down urine or feces in fluid.
Balance scale
Device used for weighing.
Graduated Cylinder
Used to measure the volume of a liquid.
Stitch (suture removal) scissors
Used for removing sutures(stitches)
Sharp scissors
Used for cutting tougher tissues or dissecting.
Blunt scissors
Used for cutting materials such as, sutures, tubing, or gauze.
Metzenbaum scissors
Surgical scissors used for cutting delicate tissues and blunt dissecting.
Bandage scissors
Angled tip scissors, with a blunt tip on the bottom blade, which helps in cutting bandages without gouging the skin.
Needle holder
Surgical instrument used to hold a suturing needle while closing wounds during suturing and surgical procedures.
Tissue forceps
Used to hold tissue in place when applying sutures, to gently move tissues out of the way during exploratory surgery and to move dressings or draping.
Babcock intestinal forceps
Finger ring, ratcheted, non-perforating forceps used to grasp delicate tissue in laser procedures. They are frequently used with intestinal and laparotomy procedures.
Kelly forceps
Type of hemostat that is made of stainless steel. They resemble a pair of scissors with the blasé replaced by a blunted grip. They also have a locking mechanism to allow them to act as clamps.
Retractors
Instrument used to separate the edges of a surgical incision or wound, or can hold back underlying organs and tissues, so that body parts under the incision may be accessed.
Absorbable suture material
prepared from a substance that can be dissolved by body tissues and is therefore not permanent.
Non-absorbable suture material
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Hemostatic clips
A small metal device that is placed in your colon that is used to join the surrounding tissue together to reduce your risk of bleeding.
Tracheostomy tube
Tube that is usually placed through the opening of the neck through the trachea to provide an airway and to remove secretions from the lungs.
Extraction forceps 1
Hand instrument used for grasping teeth during their removal from the socket. Designed for the extraction of a particular tooth in the maxilla or mandible.
Nail trimmers
Clippers designed for animals to trim fingernails, toenails, and hangnails.
Catheter
Flexible tube inserted through a narrow opening into a body cavity, particularly the bladder, for removing fluid.
Sponge forceps
Allis tissue forceps
Finger ring forceps used for grasping organs and slippery or dense tissue during electrosurgery. commonly used with tonsil, vaginal, breast, and thyroid tissue.
Ovariohysterectomy hook
Rochester-Carmalt forceps
Dental scaler
Dental curette
Periodontal probe
Mayo scissors
Crile forceps
Backhaus towel clamps
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