Surgical Instruments, A Pocket Guide, 4th Edition

Surgical Instruments

4th Edition A Pocket Guide

By Maryann Papanier Wells, PhD, RN, FAAN, Nurse Manager, Perioperative Nursing, The Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA


1. Sharps/Dissectors/Cutting

2. Forceps/Grasping

3. Clamps/Holding

4. Retractors

5. Suture Devices/Needle Holders

6. Suction Tips

7. Dilators/Probes

8. Minimally Invasive Surgical Instruments

9. Internal Staplers

10. Surgical Power Tools

11. Routine Instrument Sets

Glossary