Instrument Care & Maintenance
Methods of Sterilization of Surgical Instruments
Sterilization is a critical part of any surgical tool usage. Every tool needs to be sterilized based on its usage, purpose, and construction. Failure to understand these particular requirements often results in damage to the tools. That is why there exist several methods to sterilize
How to Disinfect a Scalpel?
Sharp surgical tools are meant to be routinely disinfected and sterilized. Since scalpel blades are disposable single usage items, we should be focusing on sterilizing scalpel handle. Yes, my friends. And you should disinfect your scalpel handle after every usage. Disposable single use scalpel takes
How to Sterilize Surgical Scissors at Home?
Hospitals and medical centers use large and expensive machines to sterilize equipment. This is not possible in common households. However, the industrial processes are a replication of small-scale laboratory tests. And you can create a mimic them at home to some degree. You can sterilize
How to Sterilize Metal Tweezers?
Understanding the usage of tweezers is the key to determining the disinfection or sterilization method. Metal tweezers are used nearly everywhere from medical settings to beauty salons. Determining the usage of tweezers is the first step to choose a disinfection or sterilization method. External tweezers
How to sharpen cuticle pusher? A Manufacturer’s Guide to DIY.
People of afraid of sharpened things but not professionals. We love properly sharpened things. They make things easier and allow us to guide through the tasks with ease. Sharpening cuticle pushers are easy but depend entirely on the type of cuticle pusher. To learn more
How to Prevent Rust on Surgical Instruments? A Cursory Look!
Rust is one of the major degradation in surgical steel instruments but it is preventable with little care. Let us have a look at different methods to prevent rust on surgical instruments. Surgical instruments are made of stainless steel which resists rusting. Even then surgical