A guide to assisting at surgical operations 2: handling surgical instruments

Whalan, Comus
January 2009
British Journal of Hospital Medicine (17508460);Jan2009, Vol. 70 Issue 1, pM10
Academic Journal
The article offers tips in the proper handling of surgical instruments of hospitals in Great Britain. Most often, these instruments are kept on the scrub nurse's trolley and kept away from public use to keep it clean and avoid contamination. Some of these devices are similar to common school and office instruments, including scissors or tweezers. Presented are the tips in the proper use of these medical instruments.


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