The terms knife and scalpel are often used interchangeably.
Which medical instrument is used to gradually dilate an orifice or duct to allow for introduction of larger instruments or to open a stricture?
Laser light is monochromatic, which means that the photons that compose the light are all of the same color or wavelength.
These medical instruments are used to remove fluid or other objects, monitor body functions, and insert fluids including contrast media and medications:
What is almost always the first item opened for a surgical procedure and is placed on to the back table?
Flourescent light should never be used in an Operating Room because of their dangerous rays.
The carbon dioxide (CO2) laser is the most frequently utilized laser system in the OR.
Many endoscopic procedures can be done on an out-patient basis.
Knives, scalpels, scissors, bone-cutting, saws and drills are classified under which type of medical instruments?
Most modern surgical instruments are made of what?
alloys developed to minimize carbon content