Flashcards in Instruments Deck (28):
What blades go on the #3 Bard parker blade handle?
What blades go on the #4 Bard parker blade handle?
What kind of blades do Operating scissors have?
flat upper surface
What are Operating scissors used for?
All purposes, suture, tough tissue
What kind of blades do Mayo scissors look like?
Heavy blade, triangular cross-section to blade
What are Mayo scissors used for?
all purpose, suture, tough tissue
What kind of blades do Metzenbaum scissors have?
long blades with rounded surface, blunt ends
What are Metzenbaum scissors used for?
What do Iris scissors look like?
What are iris scissors used for?
ophthalmic work, biopsies
What are utility scissors used for?
all purpose, cut drapes
What kind of blades do utility scissors have?
may have a flared edge on the bottom blade
What kind of bandage scissors are there?
lister and knowles
What do bandage scissors look like?
always a triangular/rounded projection on the bottom jaw that serves to protect skin
What do knowles bandage scissors look like?
finer blades and straight tines allow placement beneath tightly fitting bandages
What are littauer stick used for?
to remove sutures in large animals
What are Spencer stitch scissors used for?
to remove sutures in small animals
What are special tissue forceps designed for?
to hold and easily release tissue with a simple finger motion
What are forceps with teeth at the tips used for?
What are forceps with grooves or serrations used for?
What do Brown-adson thumb tissue forceps look like?
hourglass shape handle and alligator teeth
What do Adson thumb tissue forceps look like?
hourglass shape handle and rat teeth
What do rat tooth thumb tissue forceps look like?
long, thin handle and rat teeth
What do DeBakey thumb tissue forceps look like?
long jaws with delicate teeth for reaching and handling vessels in vascular surgery
What do Thoracic thumb forceps look like?
Very long handles for reaching tissues deep within the chest
What do dressing thumb forceps look like?
long, thin handle, no teeth
What do sponge forceps look like?
circular tip works well to apply gauze to a spot under some pressure