Nursing Arts

  1. Stethoscope
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    Heart, lung, bowel sounds, blood pressure
  2. Sphygmomanometer
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    Blood pressure
  3. Base
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    Battery source
  4. Otoscope
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    Ear, tympanic membrane, cerumen, foreign objects, infection
  5. Ophthalmoscope
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    Eye, sclera, pupils, retina, blood vessels
  6. Tuning Fork
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    Hearing, nerve sensitivity
  7. Tongue depressor
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    Gums, teeth, tonsils, throat
  8. Precussion Hammer
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    • Reflexes, Babinski (bottom of foot), Patellar(under knee cap),
    • Bicep
  9. Glove
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    • Non sterile ( to protect the MA or medical personnel)
    • Bimanual ( will use two hands to perform the procedure).
  10. Nasal speculum (specula)
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    Inspect the lining of the nose, nasal membranes, internal septum
  11. Gloves
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    Non sterile, used fr bi manaual exam, palpate ovaries, uterus
  12. Vaginal speculum
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    Open vaginal canal
  13. Spatula and/or cytobrush
    Obtain pap smear, cytobrush for cervical and spatula for vaginal cells
  14. Slides
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    Cancer detection, label "e" or "c" for endocervical & label "v" for vaginal
  15. Fixative
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    Adheres cells, apply immediately, spray 6" from slide & let dry 10 mins.
  16. Culturette
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    Culture, sterile
  17. Sponge forceps
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    Hold sponges, absorb secretions
  18. Cotton tip appicators
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    Absorb minor sectetions
  19. 4x4 gauze
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    Absorb excess secretions
  20. Lubricant
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    Water soluble, not t be used before a pap smear, for bimanual exam
  21. Emesis basin
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    Vomitus, soiled instruments
  22. Gown
  23. Drape
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Nursing Arts
Tools used in both exams