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Flashcards in Surgical Instruments Deck (16):
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[Retracting and Exposing Instruments]

Is Used to Retract deep abdominal or CHest incisions

Available in various widths

Open Cholecystectomy

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Deaver Retractor

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[Retracting and Exposing Instruments]

Is used to retract deep abdominal or chest incisions

 

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Richardson Appendectomy

3

[Retracting and Exposing Instruments]

Is used to retract deep abdominal or chest incisions

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Richardson Retractor

4

[Retracting and Exposing Instruments]

Is used to retract shallow or superficial incisions

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Army-Navy Retractor

5

[Retracting and Exposing Instruments]

Used to retract shallow or superficial incisions

 

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Goulet Retractor

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[Retracting and Exposing Instruments]

Is used to retract deep wounds, may be bent to various shapes

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Malleable or Ribbon Retractor

7

[Retracting and Exposing Instruments]

Is used to retract shallow incisions (Superficial incisions only)

Used when surgeon has no assist

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Weitlaner Retractor (Self Retaining)

8

[Retracting and Exposing Instruments]

is Used to retract shallow incisions (Has pointed tips)

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Gelpi Retractor

9

[Retracting and Exposing Instruments]

Is used to retracts wound edges during deep abdominal procedures (Subxiphoid to suprapubic)

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Balfour with Bladder Blade 

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[Cutting and Dissecting Instruments]

Used to Cut Suture and supplies

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Mayo Scissors (Straight)

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[Cutting and Dissecting Instruments]

Used to cut heavy tissue (Fascia, muscle, uterus, breast). Available in regular and long sizes

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Curved Mayo Scissors

12

[Cutting and Dissecting Instruments]

Type of Blade used to cut skin, excision biopsy, small minor procedures in removing tissue or masses

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7 Handle with 15 Blade (Deep Knife)

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[Cutting and Dissecting Instruments]

Type of Blade used to cut superficial tissue

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3 Handle with 10 Blade (Inside Knife)

14

[Cutting and Dissecting Instruments]

Type of Blade used to cut skin

 

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4 Handle with 20 Blade (Skin Knife)

15

[Cutting and Dissecting Instruments]

Used to cut delicate tissue. Available in regular and long sizes (Used to lyse adhesion between intestine-webs)

More delicate, and have longer handle to blade ratio

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Metzenbaum Scissors

16

[Clamping and Occluding Instruments]

Used to clamp blood vessels or tag sutures. It's jaws may be straight or curved