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What’s on Your Surgical Tray?

Reams, Carol A.

Journal of the Dermatology Nurses' Association: November/December 2013 - Volume 5 - Issue 6 - p 346–347
doi: 10.1097/JDN.0000000000000003
DEPARTMENTS: What’s on Your Surgical Tray?

ABSTRACT This column is included in a series of columns that will improve the dermatology nurse’s competency with regards to different surgical instruments. In addition, it provides information about the historical significance and clinical applications of common tools used in dermatology surgery. The featured item for this column is the surgical scissors, and a variety of types are included.

Carol A. Reams, BHS, RN, CNOR, Dermatology Associates of Kentucky, Lexington, KY.

The author declares no conflicts of interest.

Correspondence concerning this article should be addressed to Carol A. Reams, BHS, RN, CNOR, 222 Country Lane, Frankfort, KY 40601. E-mail:

Copyright © 2013 by the Dermatology Nurses' Association.