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My Work As a Practitioner

Glossary Illustrate:

I. Instruments and equipment commonly used:

1. Operating Room (OR) 

A specially designed room in a hospital where surgical procedures are performed.

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2. Surgical Table 

A specialized table used for surgical procedures that can be adjusted to different positions.

3. Biohazard Waste Bin 

A bin used for the safe disposal of medical waste that is contaminated with potentially infectious material.

4. Vitals Monitor 

A screen that displays the vital signs of a patient, such as heart rate, blood pressure, and oxygen levels, to help doctors monitor their condition during and after surgery.

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5. Surgical Scissors

Sterile scissors are used to cut tissue and sutures during surgical procedures.

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6. Mosquito Forceps

A small surgical instrument used to clamp blood vessels and control bleeding during surgery.

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7. Scalpel 

A surgical instrument used for making incisions in the skin and other tissues during surgical procedures.

8. Cautery  

An instrument used to burn or destroy tissue and control bleeding during surgical procedures.

9. Trocar  

 surgical instrument used in laparoscopic procedures. It features a pointed tip that is inserted into the patient's abdomen to introduce gas, a camera, surgical tools, and to remove tissues.

10. Richardson Separator  

An instrument used to burn or destroy tissue and control bleeding during surgical procedures.

11. Allis forceps

An instrument used to burn or destroy tissue and control bleeding during surgical procedures.

12. Dissecting forceps

An instrument used to burn or destroy tissue and control bleeding during surgical procedures.

13. Laparoscopic tower

An instrument used to burn or destroy tissue and control bleeding during surgical procedures.

14. Laparoscopic instruments

An instrument used to burn or destroy tissue and control bleeding during surgical procedures.

15. Camera

An instrument used to burn or destroy tissue and control bleeding during surgical procedures.

16. Doctors office

An instrument used to burn or destroy tissue and control bleeding during surgical procedures.

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17. Stetoscope

An instrument used to burn or destroy tissue and control bleeding during surgical procedures.

II. Materials and Medications commonly used:

18. Exam gloves 

Gloves used for examining a patient that are made of latex or synthetic material and are not sterile.

19. Sterile gloves

Gloves used for surgery that are made of latex or synthetic material and are specially designed to maintain a sterile environment during the operation.

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20. Surgical Cap

A head covering worn by medical personnel in the operating room to prevent hair from falling into the surgical field.

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21. Face mask 

A mask worn over the mouth and nose to prevent the spread of germs during medical procedures.

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22. Sterile Scrubs 

Green-colored clothing worn by medical personnel in the operating room that have been sterilized to prevent the spread of germs.

23. Surgical Gown 

A garment worn by medical personnel in the operating room to create a sterile barrier around the surgical area.

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24. Shoe Covers 

Protective coverings for shoes worn by medical personnel in the operating room to prevent the spread of germs.

25. Surgical Drapes 

Sterile cloths used to cover a patient once they have been cleaned to create a sterile area around where the surgery is taking place.

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26. Anesthesia 

The use of drugs to put a patient to sleep before a surgical procedure to keep them safe and pain-free during the operation.

27. Absorbable Suture 

A type of suture that is used to close skin wounds and will dissolve on its own over time.

28. Povidone-Iodine Solution

A topical antiseptic solution used to disinfect skin before surgical procedures.

29. Sterile Gauze

Sterile cotton or other material used to dress wounds and absorb fluids during surgical procedures.

III. Most frequently performed procedures:

30. Circumcision 

A surgical procedure in which the foreskin of the penis is removed.

31. Apendectomy 

A surgical procedure in which the foreskin of the penis is removed.

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32. cholecystectomy 

A surgical procedure in which the foreskin of the penis is removed.

33. herniorrhaphy 

A surgical procedure in which the foreskin of the penis is removed.

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34. Vacumm bell

A surgical procedure in which the foreskin of the penis is removed.

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35. Dymanic Chest Compressor

The abdomen is divided into four quadrants - the upper right, upper left, lower right, and lower left - to help doctors locate and describe organs and symptoms.

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36. Frenotomy (Frenulotomy)

The abdomen is divided into four quadrants - the upper right, upper left, lower right, and lower left - to help doctors locate and describe organs and symptoms.

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IV. Diseases and Conditions most frequently treated:

37. Hernia 

A condition in which an organ or tissue protrudes through a weak spot in the surrounding muscle or connective tissue.

38. Phimosis

A surgical procedure in which the foreskin of the penis is removed. Normally it is an elective surgery, and it is recomended when a patient presents phimosis.

39. Apendicitis

A surgical procedure in which the foreskin of the penis is removed. Normally it is an elective surgery, and it is recomended when a patient presents phimosis.

40.  Cholecystitis

A surgical procedure in which the foreskin of the penis is removed. Normally it is an elective surgery, and it is recomended when a patient presents phimosis.

41. Pectus Carinatum 

A surgical procedure in which the foreskin of the penis is removed.

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42. Pectus Excavatum 

A surgical procedure in which the foreskin of the penis is removed.

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43. lingual frenulum

Tongue-tie

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44. superior labial frenulum

Tongue-tie

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45. common warts

Tongue-tie

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V. Concepts of Human Anatomy and Histology:

46. Abdominal quadrants

The abdomen is divided into four quadrants - the upper right, upper left, lower right, and lower left - to help doctors locate and describe organs and symptoms.

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47. Instestinal System

The abdomen is divided into four quadrants - the upper right, upper left, lower right, and lower left - to help doctors locate and describe organs and symptoms.

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48. Mouth anatomy

Tongue-tie

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V. Technical vocabulary:

49. Elective Surgery

A planned surgical procedure that is not urgent or life-threatening and can be scheduled in advance.

50. Emergency Surgery

A surgical procedure that is required immediately to save a person's life or prevent serious harm to their health, such as after a traumatic injury or sudden illness.

51. Post-Operation Consult

A week after the surgery or after being discharged from the hospital patients attend a consult with the surgen to check that everything is going well and that the wound is healing, most importantly because everybody reacts diferents to surgery.

52. Laparoscopic Surgery

53. Indice de Haller

54. Open Surgery

55. Chronic

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