Instruments used in general surgery
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Surgical instruments can be generally divided into six classes by function. These classes are:
- Cutting instruments
- Grasping or holding instruments
- Haemostatic forceps (instruments used to stop blood flow)
- Clamps and distractors
- Accessories and implants
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