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1

What blades go on the #3 Bard parker blade handle?

#10,#11,#12,#15

2

What blades go on the #4 Bard parker blade handle?

#20,#21,#22,#23,#25

3

What kind of blades do Operating scissors have?

flat upper surface

4

What are Operating scissors used for?

All purposes, suture, tough tissue

5

What kind of blades do Mayo scissors look like?

Heavy blade, triangular cross-section to blade

6

What are Mayo scissors used for?

all purpose, suture, tough tissue

7

What kind of blades do Metzenbaum scissors have?

long blades with rounded surface, blunt ends

8

What are Metzenbaum scissors used for?

delicate tissue

9

What do Iris scissors look like?

always small

10

What are iris scissors used for?

ophthalmic work, biopsies

11

What are utility scissors used for?

all purpose, cut drapes

12

What kind of blades do utility scissors have?

may have a flared edge on the bottom blade

13

What kind of bandage scissors are there?

lister and knowles

14

What do bandage scissors look like?

always a triangular/rounded projection on the bottom jaw that serves to protect skin

15

What do knowles bandage scissors look like?

finer blades and straight tines allow placement beneath tightly fitting bandages

16

What are littauer stick used for?

to remove sutures in large animals

17

What are Spencer stitch scissors used for?

to remove sutures in small animals

18

What are special tissue forceps designed for?

to hold and easily release tissue with a simple finger motion

19

What are forceps with teeth at the tips used for?

grasping tissue

20

What are forceps with grooves or serrations used for?

grasping dressing

21

What do Brown-adson thumb tissue forceps look like?

hourglass shape handle and alligator teeth

22

What do Adson thumb tissue forceps look like?

hourglass shape handle and rat teeth

23

What do rat tooth thumb tissue forceps look like?

long, thin handle and rat teeth

24

What do DeBakey thumb tissue forceps look like?

long jaws with delicate teeth for reaching and handling vessels in vascular surgery

25

What do Thoracic thumb forceps look like?

Very long handles for reaching tissues deep within the chest

26

What do dressing thumb forceps look like?

long, thin handle, no teeth

27

What do sponge forceps look like?

circular tip works well to apply gauze to a spot under some pressure

28

What are young-tongue holding forceps used for?

in anesthesia when one must control the tongue