Surgical Instruments

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anniles
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224213
Filename:
Surgical Instruments
Updated:
2013-06-17 21:37:09
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Surgery instrument forceps scissors
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Basic & specialized sx instruments
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    • Operating scissors
    • Used for cutting inanimate objects such as drapes, suture, sponges, etc
    • Can be straight or curved, and blunt or sharp tipped
    • Mayo dissecting scissors
    • Used for cutting through non-delicate tissues, such as cartilage and muscle
    • Curved or straight blades that are 1/3 of the instrument length
    • Metzenbaum scissors
    • Used for delicate tissue dissection
    • Thin, delicate blades that are 1/4 the instrument length & can be straight or curved
    • Suture removal scissors
    • Single blade w/ hook shape that can be slipped beneath the suture material to be cut
    • Only for external use

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