An Overview of Medical Instruments Part 1


This editorial is about the 21 various types of medical instruments. HNM Medical publishes editorial explaining in detail about medical procedures and surgical instruments such as dilator, pessary, forceps and other medical tools.Medical Instrument: #3 Knife HandleAlias: ScalpelUsed for: Holds a knife blade.Detail Info: Primarly for the 15, 11, 10 knife blades.Medical Instrument: #7 Knife HandleUsed for: Is used to attach a knife blade.Detail Info: Use with a 15 Blade.Medical Instrument: 10 BladeAlias: Skin BladeUsed for: To cut into the skin.Detail Info: Attaches to a #3 Handle.Medical Instrument: 15 BladeUsed for: Multi-function bladeDetail Info: Used on the #3 or #7.Medical Instrument: 11 BladeUsed for: To cutDetail Info: Is primarily used to cut laparoscopic trocars with surgical instrument sets.Medical Instrument: Neuro-Spine SurgeryAlias: Hockey stickUsed for: DissectionMedical Instrument: Adenoid CuretteUsed for: CurettingDetail Info: Used for ENT andenoid-ectomies.Medical Instrument: Alexander PeriosteotomeUsed for: DissectionDetail Info: Primary found in chest vascular setsMedical Instrument: Angled DebakeyUsed for: To grabDetail Info: Used for a tonsillectomy.Medical Instrument: AP SuctionAlias: Tonsil SuctionUsed for: Primarily used for suction.Medical Instrument: BabcockUsed for: To grabDetail Info: For Grasping soft tissue, lymph nodes and bowel tissue.Medical Instrument: Beaver Blade HandleUsed for: CuttingDetail Info: Typically for small orthopedic surgeries such as hand & foot surgery.Medical Instrument: Rib ShearUsed for: To cutDetail Info: Large bone cutting shearMedical Instruments: Electrocautery PencilAlias: BovieUsed for: Cutting and coagulationDetail Info: In order for it to do its job which is coagulation and cutting of the tissue. It needs to plug into and (ESU) electro surgical unit. The patient will need to have a grounding pad in order for it to work.Medical Instrument: Breast TemplateAlias: Cookie CutterUsed for: TemplateDetail Info: Used for the restoration of nipples during breast procedure.Medical Instrument: Brun CurretteUsed for: Curretting boneDetail Info: Comes in different angles of degrees because of the head. It also comes in various degrees of cup sizes.Medical Instrument: FinochiettoUsed for: RetractionDetail Info: Generally for thoracic procedure, used to spread & retract the rib cage.Medical Instrument: Sayer ElevatorAlias: Butter KnifeUsed for: Breaking nasal bone or septal.Medical Instrument: CarmaultUsed for: ClampDetail Info: The same size as a peon and bigger than the Kelly, it clamps the bowel with its carmault.Medical Instrument: Cartilage BlockUsed for: To cut the surface.Detail Info: During the process of rhinoplasty surgery, the cartilage block is used for preparation of the grafts.Medical Instrument: Cartilage CrusherUsed for: To crushDetail Info: Used for crushing cartilage for re-implantation during nose surgeries.
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This “Medical Instruments Part 1” article is by Mike J.