Key Features

  • Two-page spreads show a single instrument, its tip (if applicable), name, uses in surgery, varieties, and any alternative names.
  • Instruments are organized alphabetically within 12 major categories for quick and easy reference.
  • Commonly used instrument sets are described in the last chapter, providing everything you need in preparing for most major procedures.
  • Instrument at-a-glance view and spiral binding make this an ideal flashcard-style study tool.

Table of Contents

1. Sharps/Dissectors/Cutting

2. Forceps/Grasping

3. Clamps/Holding

4. Retractors

5. Suture Devices/Needle Holders

6. Suction Tips

7. Dilators/Probes

8. Minimally Invasive Surgical Instruments

9. Internal Staplers

10. Surgical Power Tools

11. Routine Instrument Sets

Glossary

Details

No. of pages:
544
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2011
Published:
Imprint:
Saunders
Print ISBN:
9781437722499
Electronic ISBN:
9781437720198

About the author

Maryann Wells

Affiliations and Expertise

Nurse Manager, Perioperative Nursing, The Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA