1.1 This terminology defines basic terms and considerations for components of thumb-type surgical forceps. Instruments with this terminology are limited to those fabricated 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
F921 Terminology Relating to Hemostatic Forceps
Forceps; Surgical tissue applications; Terminology--medical/surgical systems/applications; Thumb-type forceps;
ICS Number Code 01.040.11 (Health care technology (Vocabularies))
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