Archive for December, 2011

Ortho stuff

Posted: December 18, 2011 by gerardloh in Orthopaedics & Traumatology

It’s your first posting…you’re in the procedure room assisting your MO for the 1st time..
suddenly she yells..

MO: “Get me some orthoban, 3 rolls of POP…and some crepe bandage “

You: OMG..What buns? pee…and what crap??
 

To prevent such encounters, pls take some time to learn some basic apparatus used in Orthopaedics!

 

1. Orthoban

2. Crepe bandage

 

3. Plaster of paris

 

4. Plaster saw (aint no vacuum cleaner)

 

4. Zimmer splint

5.  Thomas splint (lateral traction)
 

6. Plaster spreader

cutter (stout scissors)

 

surgical instruments

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