For those that are unfamiliar with surgical instruments, gathering just a little knowledge of the different instruments and their uses can feel like an uphill challenge. The names of them are impossible to remember, the differences between them can appear to be minuscule, and the uses for each instrument can seem even more obscure than the previous. The Classification of
Cluster headaches affect around 1 in 1000 people. They most are frequently described as agonizing attacks of pain in one side of the head, which is often felt behind the eye.
While cluster headaches may not be as well known as migraines, or other types of headaches, they are much more painful and can occur several times a day. They
We are delighted to be exhibiting once again for our 5th year in a row at the IDSc in Blackpool.
Please come and say hello to us, we have a new exhibition spot in the lobby and I’m looking forward to getting round the conference and catching up with some other regulars. The conference as usual is the place
We are delighted to have Reece complete his apprenticeship as a surgical instrument maker after 5 years. His certificate was presented by Phil and Dan Coole and his mentor Mark. Surgical Holdings offer an apprenticeship scheme to train the next generation of surgical instrument makers. For more details please email firstname.lastname@example.org
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The NHS spends over £20 billion every year on goods and services which typically accounts for around 30 per cent of the operating costs of each hospital. The benefits of long term product value versus short term price benefits were discussed in last years NHS procurement review, with procurement departments being recommended to investigate this wherever possible.
Q – What are surgical instruments made from?
A – The majority of surgical instruments are manufactured from martensitic stainless steel. This has elements in such as Chromium, which oxidises and gives corrosion resistance. Carbon in the stainless steel, allows it to be hardened and to maintain edges on scissors and be hard enough to ensure they do not bend
Severe bleeding is one of the primary causes of death for soldiers injured on the battlefield. Problems most often arise when a soldier is suffering from a junctional hemorrhage, which is bleeding from the areas at the junction of the trunk and its appendages. These areas of the body will not conform to regular tourniquets, because they do not