Surgical Instruments PPT Free: Used to hold tissue in place when applying sutures

Also See: Sterilization PPT

Surgical Instruments PPT Free

Principles of instruments handling

  • Safety (patient and staff)
  • Economy of movements
  • Relaxed handling.
  • Avoidance of awkward movements.

The Scalpel ‘Table knife holding’

  • For routine skin incisions.
  • Tissue division with minimum trauma.
  • Index finger guiding the blade
  • Drawing the whole length of blade.
  • Blade 15 is the workhorse of sharp dissection
  • Do not use blunt blades

Blunt dissection

  • Scissors, artery forceps or dissecting forceps.
  • wiping

Tissue forceps

  • Allis
  • Lane
  • Ring
  • Babcock
  • Duval
  • kocher


  • Hook
  • Malleable copper
  • Czerny
  • Deaver
  • Self-retaining
  • Gosset

Handling bone

  • Cutting:






This is the table of content, we are going to discuss in this PPT file of Surgical Instruments.

  • Principles of instruments handling
  • The Scalpel ‘Table knife holding’
  • Sharp dissection with diathermy
  • Blunt dissection
  • Scissors
  • Dissecting forceps (thumb) forceps
  • Retractors
  • Handling bone
  • References

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