IAHCSMM Chapter 11
Microgrind, or Supercut Scissors are usually identified with a black handle.
Stainless steel jaw needleholders last longer than Tungsten Carbide jaw needleholders.
The place where the two parts of a ring handled instrument meet and pivot is called the box lock.
Instruments are heat treated to give their surface a mirror (shiny) finish.
Tissue forceps have teeth.
During instrument manufacture the process of passivation helps build a protective a protective chromium oxide layer on each instrument's surface.
The part of a hemostat that locks and holds it in position is called the box lock.
Laser-finished instruments are coated with a durable protective finish that cannot be chipped or scratched.
When assembling an instrument set, heavier instruments should be placed on top of lighter ones to hold them in place.
After applying instrument identification tape, instruments should be autoclaved to help the tape bond to the instrument.
1 to 1.5
Instrument marking tape should be wrapped approximately _ __ ___ around the instrument.
Which of the following is NOT an acceptable form of instrument marking?
Unclog the suction during surgery
The purpose of a suction stylet is to:
Rubber testing material
Kerrison Laminectomy Rongeurs should be tested using::
Scissors with tungsten carbide cutting edges are usually identified by: