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What are tracheotomy instruments?

What are tracheotomy instruments?

Knife, dilator: it doesn't take much. A skin incision, a dilator to open the trachea and an airway (or tube) to put in the trachea hole ...Read more

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What instruments are used for ganglionectomy?

What instruments are used for ganglionectomy?

Get the ganglion out: I guess that would depend on the location of the ganglion. I use a scalpel, blade, tissue forceps, retractors, cautery, scissors and needle holder. ...Read more

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Can you give me a list of embalming instruments and their uses?

Not a health issue: Please consult the nearest institute of mortuary sciences or do a Google search. ...Read more

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M58, how accurate is A1c test, because my A1c is 5.8% but my home instrument gives fasting 115 to 150 depending on the diet I take night before?advise

M58, how accurate is A1c test, because my A1c is 5.8% but my home instrument gives fasting 115 to 150 depending on the diet I take night before?advise

A1C is accurate: However it measures average serum glucose over a 3 month period. An A1C of 5.8% equals an average glucose of about 115-120. Your meter may not be far off. ...Read more

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Ur the instruments of god to help the people's to answer all their problems... Take and God will always give long life and more blessing to come to ur family's?

Ur the instruments of god to help the people's to answer all their problems... Take and God will always give long life and more blessing to come to ur family's?

Thank you: I believe we are all in this world to help one another along and here at HT we simply try to do that. Your attitude helps us along as well. The very best to you. ...Read more

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What are the steps and instruments for open cholecystectomy?

What are the steps and instruments for open cholecystectomy?

Several: Preop evaluation of indications, risks, associated issues- jaundice or common duct issues. Anesthesia eval, for general, epidural etc. Surgical items- like prior abdominal, surgery or conditions. Instruments are to make incision, hold tissue out of the way and to dissect and remove gallbladder and close off feeding artery and cystic duct, and or to explore common duct. Achieve hemo stasis and close. ...Read more

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What are the typical instruments used in the delivery room?

What are the typical instruments used in the delivery room?

Vaginal, none: Usually natural vaginal deliveries require no instruments. Some monitoring equipment may be placed on your belly or the baby's scalp to follow his heart rate. ...Read more

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Why do they put tennis balls on some instruments and toothbrushes?

Why do they put tennis balls on some instruments and toothbrushes?

Ergonomics: Tennis balls, sponges, silicone handles, and other contraptions are used to increase the grip size of a tooth brush. These types of aides are designed to help those who otherwise are unable to hold a thin-handled brush. The elderly or anyone suffering from severe arthritis can typically benefit from such modifications. ...Read more

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What assessment instruments can be used on a person with signs of aspies?

What assessment instruments can be used on a person with signs of aspies?

Aspergers: Watch this show on testing and aspergers. It may help. http://youtu.be/g7ke5d_115e. ...Read more

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