Differentiating Surgical Instruments

Item Information
Item#: 9780803668317
Edition 03
Author Rutherford, Colleen J
Cover Spiral bound


More than 800 instruments and tips associated with official names, common nicknames, and descriptions of instrument features, categories, and usesCommon types of clamping, grasping, cutting, and retracting instrumentsInstruments for specialized procedures (such as bowel, thyroid or breast surgery)Cutting loops, and the parts that make up cystoscopes and resectoscopesOrthopedic drills and saw bladesInstruments used in microscopic and endoscopic surgeryOrganization based on surgical specialties\"Surgical Sessions,\" review questions and critical thinking scenarios at the end of every chapter


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Table of Contents
1. Instruments, Care of Instruments, and Setup Guidelines
2. General Instruments
3. Laparoscopic Instruments
4. Robotic Instruments
5. OB-GYN Instruments
6. Urology Instruments
7. Orthopedic Instruments
8. Neurosurgical Instruments
9. Vascular, Thoracic, and Cardiac Instruments
10. Ear, Nose, and Throat Instruments
11. Dental and Maxillofacial Instruments
12. Ophthalmic Instruments
13. Plastic Surgery Instruments
Appendix: Answer Key to Surgical Session Questions and Labeling Exercises