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No touch technique. Why no touch techniques. Infectious risk of needles: Hep C, Hep B and HIV. ED has high risk population Better to keep your hands away Used correctly, this technique is faster. Olson-Hegar Needle Driver & Suture Scissors: Mostly used by DVMs. Thumb Forceps. Three types:

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why no touch techniques
Why no touch techniques
  • Infectious risk of needles: Hep C, Hep B and HIV. ED has high risk population
  • Better to keep your hands away
  • Used correctly, this technique is faster
thumb forceps
Thumb Forceps
  • Three types:
    • With Teeth for tissue pick up
    • W/O Teeth for packing wounds and dressing changes
    • With tying platform for delicate suture handling and knot tying
  • The first two types should not be used to handle needles, they will damage them and make breakage likely
teethed forceps with tying platform
Teethed forceps with tying platform
  • Teeth are used in the usual manner for tissue control
  • Tying platform can gently handle needle, making it possible to load the needle driver without touching it
summary
Summary
  • Instruments available that allow safer “no touch” needle technique
  • Combined needle driver and suture scissors speeds procedure
  • Adson’s with tying platform particularly useful in tying and cutting small suture: 6-0 or less