In the word osteotome, the word part tome refers to
a case or sheath
an instrument used for cutting
Why are most tissue scissors curved?
because they are easier to manufacture
because they are only used on delicate tissues
so that they can reach around other structures
to aid in asepsis
Flat malleable retractors...
...are a type of retractor that includes brain spoons.
...are always hand-held.
...are made of high-carbon stainless steels.
...are unique from other retractors in that they do not help expose the operative site.
Which statement about dilators is INCORRECT?
Dilators are long, malleable instruments used to explore sutures.
Dilators are usually found in numbered sets.
Dilators gradually taper to the distal end from the wider proximal portion of the working end.
Single-ended esophageal dilators are the longest of the dilators.
A trocar is...
...a malleable, wire-like instrument used to explore sutures.
...an instrument with a sharp point and cutting edges that allows for penetration of a body cavity for draining fluid or introducing an endoscope.
...designed to reduce and stabilize fractured bone during internal fixation.
...not used to aid in drainage of sinuses and gallbladders.
What is LASER an acronym for?
light amplification by sonar electrical radiation
light amplification by stimulated electrical radiation
light amplification by the sonar emission of radiation
light amplification by the stimulated emission of radiation
A microscope’s ability to filter out adjacent images and clarify detail
field of view
Expansion of the abdominal cavity with CO2 gas
An MRI uses what to excite protons in tissue and to analyze images: