Importance Of Forcep In Theatre

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Working in any theatre is considered a privilege that few get to participate in, if an individual is approached to attend the theatre, throughout a procedure they must follow the three rules to achieve acceptable personal, theatre behaviour, the first is to be respectful, it is important to remember that the veterinary surgeon is in charge and they must be shown the up most respect, also it is worth noting that the patient is someone’s beloved pet so they too must be handled with care and respect. The second rule is to be professional, remember what the goal is you are trying to achieve and remember your role throughout the procedure as no procedure will every run smoothly if any participant forgets the reason they are there and what their…show more content…
Secondly, dressing forceps have a rather smooth edge however may be slightly serrated to enable them to handle more delicate tissues. The most commonly used forceps used are Allis tissue forceps, these are hinged in the middle and may be lockable, many other types off forceps are used also including, Spencer Wells forceps, which are used for clamping blood vessels, Doyan intestinal forceps which are used for temporarily blocking the bowel and intestines, sponge forceps which are used to hold the bladder or bowel or crocodile forceps which are used for a procedure on the ear or nose. Scissors are also a very useful but usually over looked instrument used in theatre, they’re re two type off scissors which are the Mayo and the Metzenbaum, the Mayo scissors are used for cutting muscle and sutures, thee Metzenbaum are used for the more delicate task which is indicated by the longer blade to handle ratio. It is only after these topics have been learnt can one apply
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