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Use(s): holds wound edges openDescription: self-retaining finger-ringed instrument w/a ratchet/release device on the shanks, which holds them open in the wound. the tip has three outward-curved prongs on one side and four on the other side that may be sharp or dull.Instrument Insight: always hand this retractor to the surgeon w/the prongs down.CAUTION: the prongs may be very sharp. Exercise care when handling sharp instruments to avoid puncture to gloves and/or skin.
ABHES - Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools.ACS - American College of Surgeons.AST - Association of Surgical Technologists. The professional association for surgical technologist.CIRCULATOR - the non sterile team member who assists in gathering additional supplies and equipment needed during the surgical procedure and advocates for the patient.Non-sterile team members - surgical team members who handle only non-sterile equipment, supplies, and instruments. the circulator is the primary non-sterile team member.SCRUB - Role and name commonly applied to the surgical technologist or periopertive nurse who is part of the sterile team. the scrub participates in surgery and handles only sterile supplies, instruments, and equipment.CYSTO - Cyst, urinary bladder, sac of fluid.DOCHO - Intestine.PARIETAL - 1) Refers to the outer portion of a cavity or organ.2) Pertaining to the parietal bone of the cranium.3) Pertaining to the parietal lobe of the cerebrum.OSTOMY - Surgically creating a new opening or mouth.VISCERA - Any organ of a body cavity.ULCER - A crater-like lesion that is usually circular in shape & penetrates the skin; may be very deep, resulting from infection.
Poole Suction Tip
Suctioning & Aspirating
Other Names: abdominal suckerUse(s): suctioning large amounts of blood and/or fluids from a body cavity. The inner cannula of this suction tip can be used to suction down the shaft of the femur during a total hip replacement procedure.Description: can be disposable or reusable. Has two components: an outer sheath and an inner cannula.Instrument Insight: multiple fenestration's (holes) on the outer sheath allow for more suction. If less suction power is desired, the surgeon may use the inner cannula only.
Mayo-Hegar Needle Holder
Suturing & Stapling
Use(s): is used for holding heavy needles when suturing.Description: has a broader jaw that is rounded at the tip w/crisscross pattern on the inner jaw.
#3 Blade Holder
Cutting & Dissecting
Use(s): knife handles are used to hold various blades to create scalpel. Scalpels are used to make skin incisions or whenever a fine precision cut is necessary.Description: A #3 handle holds blades 10, 11, 12, and 15Instrument Insight: because the skin is not sterile, once the skin incision is made the scalpel should be removed from the mayo stand, isolated, and reused ONLY to incise the skin.CAUTION: Never retrieve the scalpel from the surgeon's hand after use; allow the surgeon to place it in the "neutral zone."
Backhaus Towel Clamp
Grasping & Holding
Use(s): The towel clamp is used for holding towels in place when draping, when grasping tough tissue, and during reduction of small bone fractures.Description: a ratcheted instrument with curved, sharp, tine-like jaws.Instrument Insight: used in all disciplines. Never use penetrating clips to attach the electrosurgical unit (ESU), suction, or any other item to the drapes. This will perforate the drapes and compromise the sterile field.CAUTION: when clipping towels together, be careful not to penetrate the patient's skin.
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