Advantages of a Gold-Handled Needle Holder & Instrument Care Tips
Advantages of a Gold-Handled Needle Holder
• Grip the suture needle more firmly
• Do not wear out as quickly
• Can be easily re-jawed/restored by your repair vendor
Post Operative Care
Open the instrument by separating the rings or ratchet. Never allow blood to dry onto needle holder instruments. To prevent blood from drying onto instruments, soak in an enzymatic solution or place a moist towel saturated with water over the instruments.
Follow standard decontamination procedures, followed by terminal sterilization procedures.
Tray Assembly Tips
Sterilize instrument with ratchets open.