Anatomy of Forceps

General Forceps Forceps are among the plethora of surgical instruments that surgeons require during operation. Forceps come in different shapes, sizes, and varieties; some with ratchets, serrations, grooves, teeth, and, coatings depending upon their intended use. Their main purpose is to grasp things (tubes, cotton, etc) or tissue during surgery. They are made from high …

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Sterilization methods for surgical instruments

Surgical instruments can be sterilized through various methods. The four most commonly used are as follows. Autoclave: Steam (moist heat) is used for a specific duration of time for sterilizing through this method. Radiation: In this process, Ionization through high energy electron beam is used to quickly and effectively inactivate the microbes present of the …

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