1.1 This terminology defines basic terms and considerations for the components of scissors with either inserted or non-inserted blades (see Fig. 1). Instruments in this terminology are limited to those fabricated having scissor blades made from stainless steel and used for surgical procedures.
2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.
F899 Specification for Wrought Stainless Steels for Surgical Instruments
F1079 Specification for Inserted and Noninserted Surgical Scissors
ISO7741 Instruments for SurgeryScissors and Shears General Requirements, Testing Available from American National Standards Institute (ANSI), 25 W. 43rd St., 4th Floor, New York, NY 10036, http://www.ansi.org.
Inserted surgical blades; Noninserted surgical blades; Surgical instruments; Terminology--medical/surgical systems/applications;
ICS Number Code 01.040.11 (Health care technology (Vocabularies)); 11.040.30 (Surgical instruments and materials)
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