An Overview of Medical Instruments Part 1

May 19 08:12 2011 Brandon Smitherston Print This Article

Presenting an editorial discussing the different types of medical instruments. HNM Medical publishes articles describing in detail about surgical procedures and medical instruments such as pessary, forceps, dilator and other medical tools.

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,Guest Posting pessary, forceps and other medical tools.

Medical Instrument: #3 Knife Handle
Alias: Scalpel
Used for: Holds a knife blade.
Detail Info: Primarly for the 15, 11, 10 knife blades.

Medical Instrument: #7 Knife Handle
Used for: Is used to attach a knife blade.
Detail Info: Use with a 15 Blade.

Medical Instrument: 10 Blade
Alias: Skin Blade
Used for: To cut into the skin.
Detail Info: Attaches to a #3 Handle.

Medical Instrument: 15 Blade
Used for: Multi-function blade
Detail Info: Used on the #3 or #7.

Medical Instrument: 11 Blade
Used for: To cut
Detail Info: Is primarily used to cut laparoscopic trocars with surgical instrument sets.

Medical Instrument: Neuro-Spine Surgery
Alias: Hockey stick
Used for: Dissection

Medical Instrument: Adenoid Curette
Used for: Curetting
Detail Info: Used for ENT andenoid-ectomies.

Medical Instrument: Alexander Periosteotome
Used for: Dissection
Detail Info: Primary found in chest vascular sets

Medical Instrument: Angled Debakey
Used for: To grab
Detail Info: Used for a tonsillectomy.

Medical Instrument: AP Suction
Alias: Tonsil Suction
Used for: Primarily used for suction.

Medical Instrument: Babcock
Used for: To grab
Detail Info: For Grasping soft tissue, lymph nodes and bowel tissue.

Medical Instrument: Beaver Blade Handle
Used for: Cutting
Detail Info: Typically for small orthopedic surgeries such as hand & foot surgery.

Medical Instrument: Rib Shear
Used for: To cut
Detail Info: Large bone cutting shear

Medical Instruments: Electrocautery Pencil
Alias: Bovie
Used for: Cutting and coagulation
Detail 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 Template
Alias: Cookie Cutter
Used for: Template
Detail Info: Used for the restoration of nipples during breast procedure.

Medical Instrument: Brun Currette
Used for: Curretting bone
Detail Info: Comes in different angles of degrees because of the head. It also comes in various degrees of cup sizes.

Medical Instrument: Finochietto
Used for: Retraction
Detail Info: Generally for thoracic procedure, used to spread & retract the rib cage.

Medical Instrument: Sayer Elevator
Alias: Butter Knife
Used for: Breaking nasal bone or septal.

Medical Instrument: Carmault
Used for: Clamp
Detail Info: The same size as a peon and bigger than the Kelly, it clamps the bowel with its carmault.

Medical Instrument: Cartilage Block
Used 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 Crusher
Used for: To crush
Detail Info: Used for crushing cartilage for re-implantation during nose surgeries.

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Brandon Smitherston
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