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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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How can playing an instrument affect someone's social health?

Playing music: Playing an instrument in a band or orchestra is a great way to increase both personal self-expression and socialization, creating music with others, sharing the experience and sense of accomplishment. ...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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How can I lose arm fat without using gym instruments?

How can I lose arm fat without using gym instruments?

Arm fat: lose weight
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Use it. ...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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Does playing a brass instrument like a trumpet or trombone puff your cheeks or make them bigger?

NO, but...: You constantly use your cheeks and facial muscles to play those instruments, but just like playing the drums does not make your fingers that hold the sticks bigger, your cheeks have natural stretching ability just as when you blow out the candles on your cake, and they will return to their normal size when done. ...Read more

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How likely is it to contract HIV through a very small scratch, if you get scratched by a used instrument?

How likely is it to contract HIV through a very small scratch, if you get scratched by a used instrument?

Basically zero: I doubt anyone would say this justifies HIV prophylaxis. There's data on punctures and jabs, but nobody's connected HIV transmission to a scratch. Is the instrument itself coated fresh blood? The virus is wimpy and won't survive otherwise. If you are obsessed with the idea that you may have contracted hiv, you deserve to get a nucleic acid assay to be sure. ...Read more

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How would i know if im ovulating or not? Without any kind of testing instrument how would i know it? Please tell me so i can conceive

How would i know if im ovulating or not? Without any kind of testing instrument how would i know it? Please tell me so i can conceive

Regular cycles?: If one has regular menstrual cycles, use of an ovulation predictor kit (over-the-counter) may be helpful in identifying timing of ovulation. If one does not have regular menstrual cycles or unable to identify ovulation with use of ovulation predictor kit, seek gyn consultation to assess ovulatory status as possible that may not be ovulating regularly. ...Read more

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I was wondering what are the instruments, equipments & other supplies used during mastectomy?

I was wondering what are the instruments, equipments & other supplies used during mastectomy?

Many: This is a rather broad question. There are many instruments such as scalpel, scissors, forceps, clamps, needle holders, retractors plus sponges, needles, sutures, etc. Cautery, sequential stockings, monitoring and anesthesia equipment are also needed. Other supplies are needed such as disinfectant, sterile drapes, gowns and gloves. Certain specializes equipment may be needed based on the procedure. ...Read more

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What's the best instrument for carpel tunnel sufferers?

What's the best instrument for carpel tunnel sufferers?

Wrist Brace: A wrist brace tends to work the best. The nerve has more pressure on it when the wrist is bent down or up. The brace keeps the wrist straight which takes the pressure off the nerve. ...Read more

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What instruments measure eye strain?

What instruments measure eye strain?

Symptom: Eye strain is a symptom. There is no " instrument" that measures this. However, if you're having difficulty with your vision and are squinting a lot or are having fatigue as you use your eyes a lot with neat tasks, you need an eye exam to determine if you require glasses. The most common source of "eye strain" is a refractive error which indicates that you may need glasses. At your age presbyopia. ...Read more

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What instruments are used to perform a chorionic villi sampling?

What instruments are used to perform a chorionic villi sampling?

Ultrasound: Ultrasound is used to assess the anatomy of the fetus and placenta. This allows directed placement of the biopsy needle to get a speciman. This is usually done under local anesthesia. ...Read more