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37 Cards in this Set

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Removal of limb or digit


Joining of two Hollow structures


Bring together


Separation of tissues without sharp instrument

Blunt dissection

Cut away dead tissue and remove debris embedded in wound


Undesirable pucker and skin tissue due to poor suit replacement

Dog ear

Remove large portion of tumor


Separation of anatomical structures


Raise or lift an anatomical structure


Removal of tissue using cutting instruments


Enable precise viewing


Tissue outside partially the body


Constrict by tying


Large portion or segment removed


Separation of flat tissue layer from another


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Who is responsible for the count

Circulator and surgical tech

What does the circulator do during the count

Insurance count is correct and recordes info on operative report

What does the surgical tech do during the count

Knows where all counted items are throughout the case

When do you perform the count

Beginning of the case, when new cannibal material is added, before closure of body cavity, start of wound closure, start of skin closure, permanent change of personnel

What is the order of the count procedure

Patient, Mayo stand, back table, discarded or dropped

What is the time out

A team event that verifies correct patient side and site, agreement of procedure, correct position, correct implants and availability of lab

The neutral zone should be used when passing


What combines the knowledge of procedure and surgical techniques

The surgical case plan

What are the surgical case plan categories

Diagnostic, reconstruction, repair, removal

The kick bucket is used for what type of sponges

Laparotomy and ray tech

V shaped bone chisel


Self retaining retractors

Weitlaner, gelpi, Balfour

Partial occlusion examples

Bull dog, satinsky, forgarty

Examples of biting clamps

Kocher, heaney, tenaculum

Instruments used on Cartledge, tendon and faccia

Big ugly or Alice

Instruments used on serosa

No teeth like Babcock and smooth forceps

What finish has the tungsten carbide inserts

Gold dip or black finish

What is used in mini Specialties for scooping tissue like bone and soft tissue


Highly polished or mirror finish instruments

Resist staining but highly reflective and produce a glare

Satin finish

Reduces glare but is also prone to stinging

Black chromium finish

Used on laser surgery instruments that absorbs all light and prevents reflection