This comprehensive book is a guide to surgical instruments and procedures, for undergraduate and postgraduate students.
Beginning with the basics of sterilisation, the following chapters examine different types of instruments and their uses in surgical procedures. The final sections discuss suture materials, ventilation and anaesthesia.
Each chapter is presented with detailed descriptions in point format and illustrative diagrams to assist learning.
Comprehensive guide to surgical instruments and procedures for undergraduate and postgraduate students
Covers many different types of instrument and their common and less common uses in surgery
Detailed descriptions presented in point format for easy understanding
Includes more than 255 images and illustrations
Vinod Pusdekar MBBS MS (General Surgery) FMAS Consulting General Surgeon, Swami Vivekananda Medical Mission Hospital, Nagpur, Madhya Pradesh, India
Sterilization of the Instruments Various Types of the Instruments in Common Surgical Practice Parts of a Typical Surgical Instrument Cutting Instruments Holding Instruments Instruments for Tissue Dissection Stone Holding Forceps Needle Holders Modern Techniques of Suturing Retractors Clamps Miscellaneous Instruments in General Surgery Instruments in Specialized Surgery Catheters Trocar and Cannula Tubes Drains Intravenous Cannula and Sets Intravenous Fluid Bottles (Crystalloid Bottles) Syringes and Needles Orthopedics Instruments Orthopedics Implants Bandages, Crepe Bandages and Plaster of Paris Bandages Classification and Description of Suture Materials Needles Different Types of Suture Materials Airways Equipments for Tracheal Intubation Equipments for Ventilation Equipments for Regional Anaesthesia Commonly Used Drugs in Anaesthesia Preoperative Preparation of the Patient Prior to Surgical Procedures Preparation of the Patient on the Operation Table Prior to the Procedure Major Operative Procedures Minor Surgical Procedures Bedside Procedures