More than 800 instruments and tips associated with official names, common nicknames, and descriptions of instrument features, categories, and uses
Common types of clamping, grasping, cutting, and retracting instruments
Instruments for specialized procedures (such as bowel, thyroid or breast surgery)
Cutting loops, and the parts that make up cystoscopes and resectoscopes
Orthopedic drills and saw blades
Instruments used in microscopic and endoscopic surgery
Organization based on surgical specialties
“Surgical Sessions,” review questions and critical thinking scenarios at the end of every chapter
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