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    Hartman Mosquito Forceps
  2. Function of hartman mosquito forceps
    to clamp or occlude small capillaries or vessels that have been cut or are about to be cut
  3. Common name of hartman mosquito forceps
  4. Characteristics of Hartman Mosquito Forceps
    • 3 1/2 inch long
    • transverse grooves on the entire jaw
    • smallest hemostat with a box lock
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    Halsted mosquito forceps
  6. Function of Halsted Mosquito Forceps
    to clamp small vessels that must be occluded, crushed, or held firmly in place
  7. Common name of Halsted mosquito forceps
  8. Characteristics of Halsted Mosquito Forceps
    • 5 1/2 inches long
    • transverse grooves on the entire jaw
    • most commonly used small hemostat in surgical packs for dogs and cats
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    Crile Forceps
  10. function of crile forceps
    to occlude vessels such as small uterine horns or small to medium sized blood vessels
  11. characteristics of crile forceps
    a forceps 6 1/2 or 7 1/4 inches long has transverse grooves on the entire jaw

    one of the most commonly used large hemostats in surgical packs
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    Kelly Forceps
  13. Function of Kelly Forceps
    to occlude small to medium-sized vessels
  14. characteristics of kelly forceps
    • 6 1/2 inches lon
    • transverse grooves only on top half of jaws
    • lower half of jaws is smooth (allows user to clamp tubing without concern that the tubing is cut)
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    rochester carmalt forceps
  16. function of rochester carmalt forceps
    • clamps large tissue bundles that have a lumen or contain blood vessels
    • occludes the vessel and prevents the blood from flowing
  17. common name of rochester carmalt forceps
  18. characteristics of rochester carmalt forceps
    • first quarter of jaws has grooves that run longitudinal and transverse
    • three-quarts of jaws have lonitudinal grooves only
    • tips can ve used to grasp and crush tissue
    • lengthwise grooves allow use to slip the hemostate off after ligation
    • 6 1/4 to 8 inches long in small animals
    • may be as long 12 inches in large animals
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    Rochester-Pean forceps
  20. function of rochester-pean forceps
    • to clamp blood vessels
    • to control large tissue bundles
  21. characteristics of rochester-pean forceps
    • jaws have transverse grooves that provide good crushing action
    • lengths are 6 1/4 to 8 inches
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    Rochester-Ochsner Forceps
  23. Function of Rochester-Ochsner Forceps
    to clamp blood vessels to grasp tissue
  24. Description of Rochester-Ochsner Forceps
    • transverse grooves that provide good crushing action
    • tips have teeth that are 1x2, like a tissue forcep
    • teeth prevent slippage of large tissue bundles
    • 6/14 to 8 inches long
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    Ferguson Angiotribe Forceps
  26. Function of Ferguson Angiotribe Forceps
    • powerfully crush and create a fold in tissues
    • often included in spay packs because it can be applied to uterine horns and spermatic cords
  27. Characteristics of Ferguson Angiotribe Forceps
    • one jaw has a raised ridge that runs down the center
    • opposite jaw has a groove that accommodates the ridge when the instrument is closed
    • grooves on both jaws that provide additional crushing power
    • 6 1/2 and 7 1/2
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    Tissue forceps (rat-tooth forceps)
  29. function of Tissue Forceps
    • to grasp skin and other dense tissues so as to place sutures
    • can cause extensive damage to delicate tissues
  30. characteristics of tissue forceps
    • two tines are connected at one end, designed to remain open is pressure is not applied by fingers to close them
    • tines have large teeth, one tooth fits between two teeth on the opposite tine
    • can have serrated or fluted handles
    • lengths vary from 1x2, 2x3, 3x4, 4x5
    • can have extra fine tips
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    adson tissue forceps
  32. function of adson tissue forceps
    to pick up, hold, and maneuver delicate tissues
  33. characteristics of adson tissue forceps
    • very fine teeth on each of the tines
    • usual length of 4 3/4 inches
    • available in 1x2, 2x3 tooth arrangements with standard or delicate tines
    • wide blade to allow thumb and finger pressure without fear of tissues rotating out
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    brown-adson tissue forceps
  35. function of Brown-Adson Tissue Forceps
    to pick up, hold and maneuver delicate tissues
  36. characteristics of brown-adson tissue forceps
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Week 1 reading
Chapters 14-16 in Veterinary Instruments and Equipment