Card Set Information
Instrument used Medical Office
Instrument used in a Medical Office
Small straight surgical knife used to make incisions without trauma to surrounding structures, reusable and disposable types available.
Used to remove bandages and dressing, the blunt probe pointed blade can easily be inserted under the bandage without injury to the skin.
Lister Bandage Scissor
Primarily a dressing forcep, assist in applying and removing dressing.
Standard Thumb Forcep
Has teeth, used to grasp tissue, muscle or skin surrounding a wound.
Standard Tissue Forcep
Available with several different designs to grasp foreign bodies embedded in skin or under fingernails.
Plain Splinter Forcep
Same use as standard tissue forceps but have ringed handle.
Allis Tissue Forcep
Straight and curved, 4" small, 5" medium in size, used to clamp small blood vessels or hold tissue.
Straight and curved, 6" to 7" in size, used to clamp larger vessels to prevent bleeding.
To hold suture needle. Available 4-7" in size.
Manual and spring type, blunt and sharp, used to hold tissue aside to expose operative area.
Ringed tip for grasping sponges to absorb excess body fluids during surgery.
Used to hold drapes in place during surgery. Various sizes from 3 - 6.5"
Used to dilate cervix for examination or prior to dilation and curettage (D&C).
Heger Uterine Dilator
Used to hold tissue (cervix) while obtaining tissue specimen or biopsy.
Uterine Tenaculum Forcep
Used to remove matter from ear canals, usually accumulated wax (cerumen). Made with sharp or blunt scraper ends.
"Buck" Ear Curette
For obtaining specimen, usually for the determination of cancer cells.
Used to cut sutures to be removed.
Littauer Suture Removal Scissor
Used to expose vessels, bone, cartilage and separate layers of tissue.