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Flashcards in Basic Instruments Deck (21):
1

disposable scalpel

2

scalpel handle #__

(aka "blade holder")

3

(smaller)

straight mosquito hemostat

4

skin hooks

5

self-retaining retractor

6

Lister bandage scissors

Eponym is CAPITALIZED!

7

retractor

8

sponge forceps

9

Backhaus towel clamps

Mnemonic: like clothes pin,
hang towel at "back of haus"
• house = haus (German)

Eponym is CAPITALIZED!

10

Jones towel clamps

Mnemonic: fancy tweezers =
"keeping up w/ the Joneses"

Eponym is CAPITALIZED!

11

(top) nasal speculum for laser

(bottom) nasal speculum

12

dressing forceps

(aka thumb forceps)

13

(no teeth)

Adson dressing forceps

Mnemonic: "A"-shaped,
wider with "Ad"ded metal

Eponym is CAPITALIZED!

14

(has teeth)

Adson tissue forceps

Mnemonic: "A"-shaped,
wider with "Ad"ded metal

Teeth for Tissue

Eponym is CAPITALIZED!

 

15

Lucae ear forceps

(bayonet)

Eponym is CAPITALIZED!

16

needle holder

(aka needle driver)

Different from hemostats!
NOTE: interior groove in "jaw"

17

Allis tissue forceps

Mnemonic: "All is well",
Teeth for Tissue

Eponym is CAPITALIZED!

18

straight scissors

variations: (b/b), (s/b), & (s/s)

19

(larger)

Kelly hemostat
(straight and curved)

Mnemonics: "Kelly is a big girl",
larger hemostat w/ longer "jaw"

20

(smaller)

curved mosquito hemostat

21

iris scissors

(straight and curved)