Descriptor English: Surgical Instruments
Descriptor Spanish: Instrumentos Quirúrgicos
Descriptor instrumentos quirúrgicos
Entry term(s) Clip
abrazaderas quirúrgicas
clips de tantalio
clips quirúrgicos
ganchos quirúrgicos
sujetadores de tantalio
sujetadores quirúrgicos
tijeras quirúrgicas
Scope note: Herramientas o dispositivos, manejados con las manos, que utilizan los profesionales de la salud para la realización de tareas quirúrgicas.
Descriptor Portuguese: Instrumentos Cirúrgicos
Descriptor French: Instruments chirurgicaux
Entry term(s): Clamp, Surgical
Clamps, Surgical
Clip, Surgical
Clip, Tantalum
Clips, Surgical
Clips, Tantalum
Hook, Surgical
Hooks, Surgical
Instrument, Surgical
Instruments, Surgical
Plug, Surgical
Plugs, Surgical
Scissors, Surgical
Surgical Clamp
Surgical Clamps
Surgical Clip
Surgical Clips
Surgical Hook
Surgical Hooks
Surgical Instrument
Surgical Plug
Surgical Plugs
Surgical Scissors
Surgical Valve
Surgical Valves
Tantalum Clip
Tantalum Clips
Valve, Surgical
Valves, Surgical
Tree number(s): E07.858.700
RDF Unique Identifier:
Scope note: Hand-held tools or implements used by health professionals for the performance of surgical tasks.
Annotation: general or unspecified; prefer specifics or /instrum with specialty or with surgical technique; differentiate from SURGICAL EQUIPMENT on basis of size (instruments are holdable in the hand); surgical instrument left in the operative field: coordinate with FOREIGN BODIES
Allowable Qualifiers: AE adverse effects
CL classification
EC economics
ES ethics
HI history
MI microbiology
PS parasitology
SD supply & distribution
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
VE veterinary
VI virology
Public MeSH Note: 65
History Note: 65
Entry Version: SURG INSTRUM
DeCS ID: 13906
Unique ID: D013525
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Date Established: 1965/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 1997/06/20
Surgical Instruments - Preferred
Concept UI M0020894
Scope note Hand-held tools or implements used by health professionals for the performance of surgical tasks.
Preferred term Surgical Instruments
Entry term(s) Instrument, Surgical
Instruments, Surgical
Surgical Instrument
Forceps - Narrower
Concept UI M0020889
Preferred term Forceps
Entry term(s) Forcep
Speculum - Narrower
Concept UI M0020890
Preferred term Speculum
Entry term(s) Speculums
Surgical Clamps - Narrower
Concept UI M0020891
Preferred term Surgical Clamps
Entry term(s) Clamp, Surgical
Clamps, Surgical
Surgical Clamp
Surgical Clips - Narrower
Concept UI M0020892
Preferred term Surgical Clips
Entry term(s) Clip, Surgical
Clips, Surgical
Surgical Clip
Clips - Narrower
Concept UI M0020899
Preferred term Clips
Entry term(s) Clip
Surgical Plugs - Narrower
Concept UI M0020895
Preferred term Surgical Plugs
Entry term(s) Plug, Surgical
Plugs, Surgical
Surgical Plug
Surgical Scissors - Narrower
Concept UI M0020896
Preferred term Surgical Scissors
Entry term(s) Scissors, Surgical
Trocar - Narrower
Concept UI M0020897
Preferred term Trocar
Entry term(s) Trocars
Valves, Surgical - Narrower
Concept UI M0020898
Preferred term Valves, Surgical
Entry term(s) Surgical Valve
Surgical Valves
Valve, Surgical
Clips, Tantalum - Narrower
Concept UI M0020888
Preferred term Clips, Tantalum
Entry term(s) Clip, Tantalum
Tantalum Clip
Tantalum Clips
Surgical Hooks - Narrower
Concept UI M0020893
Preferred term Surgical Hooks
Entry term(s) Hook, Surgical
Hooks, Surgical
Surgical Hook

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