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How should a pair of scissors/needle-driver/clamp be held?

With the thumb and fourth finger, using the index finger to steady

With the thumb and fourth finger, using the index finger to steady

Is it better to hold the skin with a DeBakey or an Adson, or toothed, forcep?

Better to use an Adson, or toothed, pickup because it is better to cut the skin rather than crush it!

Better to use an Adson, or toothed, pickup because it is better to cut the skin rather than crush it!

What helps steady the scissor- or Bovie-hand?

Resting it on the opposite hand

Resting it on the opposite hand

What can be done to guar- antee that you do not cut the knot when cutting sutures?

Slide the scissors down to the knot, then turn the scissors at a 45 degree angle, and cut

How should a pair of forceps be held?

Like a pencil

Like a pencil

What are forceps also known as?

"Pickups"

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Forcep

Forcep

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DeBakey pickup

DeBakey pickup

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Adson pickup

Adson pickup

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Iris Scissors

Iris Scissors

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Bandage scissors

Bandage scissors

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Needle-Driver

Needle-Driver

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Right-angle clamp

Right-angle clamp

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Kelly Clamp

Kelly Clamp

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Babcock Clamp

Babcock Clamp

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Tonsil Clamp

Tonsil Clamp

Metzenbaum scissors

Metzenbaum scissors

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Mayo Scissors (heavy scissors)

Mayo Scissors (heavy scissors)

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GIA (GastroIntestinal Anastomosis) stapler

GIA (GastroIntestinal Anastomosis) stapler

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TA (ThoracoAbdominal) Stapler

TA (ThoracoAbdominal) Stapler

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Identify the instrument (what is it used for)?

Poole Sucker = suctioning fluid (often irrigation) from peritoneal cavity

Poole Sucker = suctioning fluid (often irrigation) from peritoneal cavity

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Gigli Saw

Gigli Saw

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EEA (End-to-End Anastomosis) Stapler

EEA (End-to-End Anastomosis) Stapler

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Pott's Scissors

Pott's Scissors

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Allis Clamp

Allis Clamp

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Kocher Clamp for very thick tissue (eg, fascia)

Kocher Clamp for very thick tissue (eg, fascia)

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Bovie Electrocautery

Bovie Electrocautery

Yankauer Suction (sucker)

Yankauer Suction (sucker)

Define the following scalpel blade

Define the following scalpel blade

Number 10

Number 10

Define the following scalpel blade

Define the following scalpel blade

Number 11

Number 11

Number 15

Number 15

What does it mean to “toe in” the retractor?

To angle the tip of the retractor in by angling the retractor handle up

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Deaver Retractor

Deaver Retractor

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Sweetheart retractor (Harrington)

Sweetheart retractor (Harrington)

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Army-Navy Retractor

Army-Navy Retractor

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Identify the following retractor

Weitlaner retractor aka "Wheaty" (self-retaining retractor)

Weitlaner retractor aka "Wheaty" (self-retaining retractor)

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Identify the following retractor

Bookwalter Retractor

Bookwalter Retractor

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Identify the following retractor

Richardson retractor, aka "RICH"

Richardson retractor, aka "RICH"

What is a "malleable" retractor?

Metal retractor that can be bent to customize to the situation at hand

Metal retractor that can be bent to customize to the situation at hand