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Surgical instruments, materials, and the acquisition of surgical skills

G. O'Dair, G. R. McLatchie and David J. Leaper

in Operative Surgery

Second edition

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print August 2009 | ISBN: 9780198510567
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780191728327 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780198510567.003.0004

Series: Oxford Specialist Handbooks

Surgical instruments, materials, and the acquisition of surgical skills

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Introduction 92

Scalpel handles 94

Needle holders 94

Scissors—suture and dissecting 96

Tissue dissecting forceps 98

Tissue holding forceps 98

Artery forceps 100

Hand-held retractors 101

Self-retaining retractors 103

Bowel clamps 107

Vascular instruments 109

Suckers 111

Endoscopic equipment 112

Laparoscopic equipment 116

Suture materials ...

Chapter.  6161 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Surgery ; Clinical Skills

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