Type
Crossword
Description

Small and extremely sharp bladed instrument used for skin and muscle incisions Scalpel
Used for cutting sheets of tissue or blunt dissection Scissors
tool used to burn closed wounds and stop bleeding cautery
A metal operating instrument having an edge of sharp, toothlike projections, for dividing bone, cartilage, or plaster. saw
Used for precise clamping and come in many forms for specific purposes forceps
stopping bleeding (through clamping) hemostatic
tool used to stop flow of blood and close off blood vessels hemostatic clamp
used to hold tissues or sponges in place foerster clamp
remove blood from a certain area for better viewing suction
separate edges of incision or wound/ hold back tissue to access area of the body that needs operating retractors
keeps suture steady and helps drive the needle into the skin needle holder
stiches made to close up a wound or incision suture
can be used to close skin wounds. reduces inflammation, recovery time, and the size of the wound staples

Surgical Tools (and Their Uses) Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

tool used to stop flow of blood and close off blood vessels hemostatic clamp
tool used to burn closed wounds and stop bleeding cautery
used to hold tissues or sponges foerster clamp
A metal operating instrument having an edge of sharp, toothlike projections, for dividing bone, cartilage, or plaster. saw
stitches made to close up a wound or incision suture
keeps suture steady and helps drive the needle into the skin needle holder
used for precise clamping and comes in many forms for specific purposes forceps
can be used to close skin wounds. reduces inflammation, recovery time, and the size of the wound staples
stopping bleeding (through clamping) hemostatic
remove blood from a certain area for better viewing suction
used for cutting sheets of tissue or blunt dissection scissors
small and extremely sharp bladed instrument used for skin and muscle incisions scalpel
separate edges of incision or wound/ hold back tissue to access area of the body that needs operating retractors

Wounds and Bleeding Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

An injury to the body's soft tissue Wound
An injury to the soft tissues under the skin Closed Wound
An injury in which the skins surface is broken Open Wound
A wound in which damage to soft tissues and blood vessels causes bleeding under the skin Bruise
A cut caused by a sharp edged object such as a knife or scissors Incision
A cut that causes a irregular or jagged tearing of skin Laceration
A wound caused by rubbing or scraping away of skin Abrasion
A wound in which the skin or other body tissue is separated or completely torn away Avulsion
A wound produced when a pointed instrument pierces the skin Puncture
A condition in which pathogens enter the body and multiply Infection
A bacteria that grows in the body and produces a strong poison that attacks the nervous system and muscles Tetanus
Loss of blood from mucus membranes Nosebleed
A tooth that has been knocked out of its socket Knockedout tooth
A dangerous reduction of blood to the body tissues Shock

Surgical Instrument Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

consists of a handle that holds a disposable blade. A No. 15 blade is the most common scalpels
must be sharp enough to cut without damaging or ripping surrounding tissues. tissue scissors
have blunt points and a curved lower blade to insert under the suture material. suture scissors
use to remove dressings bandage scissors
used to remove wax from the ear canal. blunt curettes
used to grasp or hold objects forceps
most commonly used surgical instrument and close off blood vessels hemostats
used to keep towels for draping the surgical site in place towel clamps
allow greater access and a better view of a surgical site retractors
are slander, pointed instruments used to enlarge a body opening, such as a tear duct. dilators
used to explore wounds or body cavities and to locate or clear blockage. probes
determined by the thickness/diameter of the strand suture size
require special instruments to hold, insert, and retrieve them during suturing curved suture needles
has suture material permanently attached swaged needle
11-0 smallest
forcep with teeth serrated
smooth forcep thumb
another name for "dressing forceps" sponge
useful for dressing wounds where other fabrics might stick to the burn or laceration. gauze

Surgical Instruments/Surgical Asepsis Ch. 31 CMA Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Destruction of tissue by freesing. Cryosurgery
Application of caustic chemical or destructive heat. Cautery
Converts light into intense beam. Laser surgery
Used to grasp tissue and aids in retraction. Tenaculum
Sterile material applied directly onto surface of wound or surgical site. Dressing
Can be used as a topical or injectable prior to procedure. Anesthetics
Used to hold curved needles while suturing. Needle holder
Used to grasp and compress blood vessels Hemostats
Used to hold open the edges of a wound. Retractors
Used to scrape tissue. Curette
Used to hold open a body cavity. Speculum
Supportive material applies over the top of dressings and are not sterile. Bandages
Application of sterile adhesive skin closure strips is known as? Steri-Strips
All microbial life destroyed before invasive procedure performed. Surgical asepsis

First Aid Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Closed Wound bruise
Scrape abraision
a cut in the skin laceration
partial or complete tearing away of the skin avulsion
when a pointy object pierces the skin puncture
bacteria forms in a wound infection
used to repair an incision stitches
a severe infection resulting from a deep wound tetanus
any material used to wrap a wound bandage
a pad placed directly on a wound dressing
first step to control bleeding pressure
tight bandage used as a last resort to control bleeding tourniquet
a medical condition that can be caused by blood loss shock
object is stuck in deep - impaled embedded
most common cause of death in young people injuries
blood vessel carrying blood away from heart artery
if knocked out, put it in place as soon as possible tooth
reduces swelling and pain cold
a dressing made of plastic occlusive

Surgical Instruments Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

The most common clamp used in surgery Hemostat
Larger than a hemostat and used for occluding larger vessels Kelly
Another name for a Kelly clamp. Pean
Another name for a Hemostat. Crile
Fine dissecting scissors. Metzenbaum
Scissors to cut through tough tissue. Mayo
Fine forceps used to close skin. Adson
An instrument used to grasp breast tissue. Allis
An instrument that goes around structures, tubes, etc. Babcock
Usually double-ended for exposing. Richardson
A malleable hand held retractor Ribbon
A self-retaining finger ringed retractor. Weitlaner
A heavy toothed forcep used in gyn surgery. Bonney
An atraumatic forcep named after heart surgeon. Debakey
The big ugly. Ferris-Smith
Thoracic tissue forcep. Singley
A star-burst pattern forcep found in most standard sets. Russian
Medium sized hand-held retractor, military. Army Navy
Small retractor with blade on one end and rake on other. Senn
Used with copious irrigation. Poole

Surgical Instruments Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

compound curved
curette
dilators
dressing
forceps
half curved
hemostats
holding
incision
lister bandage
needle holders
packages kit
precut
probes
retractors
scrape
serrated
spencer
straight
sutures
thumb
towel clamps

Vet tools Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

handle of scalpel scalpel handle
used to prevent bleeding in the g1 tract;used to join surrounding tissue homeostatic clip
inserted into the orinary tract to drain the bladder catheter
used to grasp delicate tissue;used for intestinal and laparotomy procedures badcock intestinal forceps
used to remove subgigival calculus, root planning, and curettage dental curette
used to grasp tissue tissue forceps
used to cut or trim nails nail trimmers
used for teeth and dental extractions extraction forceps
used to separate the edges of a surgical incision or wound retractors
used to hold a suturing needle for closing wounds needle holder

Wounds and Bleeding Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

A closed wound causes soft ______ beneath the skin to be damaged TISSUE
An open wound is a break in the continuity of the skin making it exposed to _________ INFECTION
The top layer of the skin Epidermis
This type of wound may have associated tissue damage and fractures CONTUSION
This type of wound is normally reults from snagging or tearing of tissue LACERATION
This type of wound is normally made by a sharp edged object INCISION
This type of wound is difficult to assess any internal damage PUNCTURE
This type of wound may have both an entry and exit wound with associated internal injuries GUNSHOT
A temporary ______ is formed when the pressure wave caused by a projectile pushes the surrounding tissue away CAVITY
This type of bleeding oozes ot the wound surface CAPILLARY
This type of bleeding spurts to the pulse rate ARTERIAL
This type of bleeding is dark red in colour VENOUS
This type of bleeding is often difficult to diagnose simply because the bleeding cannot be obviously seen INTERNAL
This is a pressure dressing OLEOS
Life threatening haemorrhage uncontrollable by simple measure wound be an indcation for the use of which piece of equipment TOURNIQUET
If you fracture this bone the blood loss can be 1000-2000ml FEMUR
If you fracture this bone the blood loss can be 500-750ml HUMERUS
If you fracture this bone the blood loss can be 1000-5000 PELVIS
In pregnant patients, although both red cells and plasma volume increase, ______________ occurs due to disproportionate amount of plasma volume HAEMODILUTION
Predisposing factors for pressure ulcers are both __________ and intrinsic EXTRINSIC
A stage 3 pressure ulcer has full thickness skin loss involving ____________ tissue down to but not through fascia SUBCUTANEOUS

Instrument Test #2 Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

GRASPING INSTRUMENT THAT COAGULATES AND DIVIDES TISSUE THROUGH LOW TEMPERATURE CAVITATION HARMONIC SCALPEL
DISSECT AND UNDERMINE DELICATE TISSUE METZENBAUM SCISSORS
PRECISION CUTTING IN A CONFINED SPACE OR DEEP WOUND #7 KNIFE HANDLE
USED TO CREATE SMALL PRECISE WOUNDS #15 BLADE
PRECISION CUTTING IN SMALL SPACES-ENT OPHTHALMIC AND NEUROLOGY BEAVER HANDLE
GRASPING DELICATE TISSUE PLAIN ADSON TISSUE FORCEPS
GRASP NUMEROUS TYPES OF TISSUE-CARDIAC, VASCULAR AND GASTROINTESTINAL DEBAKEY FORCEPS
PICK UPS FOR HEAVY TISSUE MUSCLE AND BONE FERRIS SMITH FORCEPS
USED TO CREATE SPONGE STICKS FORESTER SPONGE FORCEPS
USED FOR LIFTING, HOLDING AND RETRACTING SLIPPERY DENSE TISSUE THAT IS BEING REMOVED ALLIS
ATRAUMATIC CLAMP FOR GRASPING AND ENCIRCLING DELICATE STRUCTURES SUCH AS FALLOPIAN TUBES BABCOCK
GRASP TOUGH FIBROUS TISSUE MUSCLE AND BONE KOCHER
USED FOR SUPERFICIAL RETRACTION OF WOUND EDGES VOLKMAN
DULL OR SHARP SELF RETAINING RETRACTOR TO HOLD WOUND EDGES OPEN WEITLANER
USED TO SUCTION IN CONFINED SPACES-NASAL CAVITY, NEUROLOGY AND SPINAL SURGERY FRAZIER SUCTION TIP
HOLDING HEAVY NEEDLES WHEN SUTURING MAYO HEGAR NEEDLE HOLDER
USED FOR SKIN WOUND CLOSURE SKIN STAPLER