Assisting during obstetric and gynecology procedures requires many of the same skills required during any open surgery. Commonly used stitches, intraoperative use of cutting and coagulating devices and methods of hemostasis are described.
This DVD also includes the First Assistant Success Concepts Lecture: 10 Ways to Perfect Your Assisting Skills.
Using the Knife (position of application & position of retrieval) Surgical Footage
Cutting Along a Clamp
Traction & Counter-traction
Blunt Dissection vs Sharp Dissection Surgical Footage
Assisting on Entering the Peritoneum
Cautery: Finger Control, Thumb Control, Rolling Positions, Past Pointing, Angle Tip