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Surgical Instruments


The doctor will use various tools to operate on you. Different tools are needed for different operations. There are some tools that doctors use a lot – you’re sure to recognise a scalpel, forceps and scissors. These tools are used to take out anything bad in your body, or to fix anything that’s broken. They also need the scissors to cut all the threads when the wound has been sewn up. These tools are often known as instruments in hospitals.