Archive for November, 2010

Inspecting Surgical Instruments — Surgical Scissors

Monday, November 15th, 2010

When it comes to inspecting your surgical instruments, it’s important to do it properly and thoroughly. Too often surgical instruments aren’t examined correctly, and can lead to additional expenses.

Purchase your surgical scissors by shopping online at IMS.

In order to maintain and care for your surgical scissors, be sure to inspect the following areas:

  • Blunt Tips
  • Sharp Tips
  • Blades
  • Screw/hinge area
  • Rings
  • Scissor action

Inspecting the tips of your surgical scissors is important for how the instrument performs and to if there’s any corrosion and damage.

Learn more information on what areas to look for when inspecting your surgical scissor or instantly download a free surgical scissor inspecting guide.

IMS also offers a free Hemostats & Forceps surgical instrument guide.

Needle Holders

Friday, November 12th, 2010

Be sure to visit and review the new section about various aspects of needle holders.

Our experts have extensive knowledge about the proper inspection and the best ways to remove stains from needle holders.

Learn about gold-handled needle holders, rust vs. stains, and product features.

Shop online for your surgical needle holders.

IMS also offers a free guide to inspecting your needle holders. It provides additional information on how to properly care and examine your needle holders with pictures and easy steps to follow.

Facts About Your Surgical Scissors

Wednesday, November 10th, 2010

Surgical Scissors are designed to cut, incised and/or dissect tissue. Surgical scissors have many features people should be aware of in order to properly care and maintain their instruments.

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Facts About Surgical Scissors:

  • Scissors crack at the hinge/screw area.
  • All scissors are designed to be re-sharpened.
  • Scissors go dull at the distal tip first.
  • The weakest part of the scissor is the distal tip.
  • The feel of the scissor should be a smooth “slide” as you opened close the scissor.

Read how to properly inspect your surgical scissors. You can learn more interesting facts about your surgical scissors by visiting the IMS website.

Surgical Instrument Feature — Surgical Scissors Focus

Wednesday, November 10th, 2010

IMS’s team of surgical instrument experts, focus on how to properly test and inspect your surgical scissors.

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The professional team highlights the important points of inspecting and the different blade definitions to accurately examine your surgical scissors.

Here is a list of the following surgical scissors focus areas:

  • Facts about surgical scissors
  • Surgical scissors inspection
  • Scissor sharpening test
  • Blade definition
  • Product features

Also, be sure to check out the Needle Holders and Hemostats and Forceps features.

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