Instrumentation for the Operating Room is the only full color photographic manual designed to familiarize perioperative nursing students, surgical technology students, and practicing perioperative personnel with hundreds of the most commonly used instruments in surgery. New types and styles of microsurgical instruments, both full instrument and their associated tips are the heart of new photographs added for this new edition. These tips tend to be the only distinguishing feature among instruments for similar surgical procedures. Photographic manual designed to provide students and practitioners with a complete reference of surgical instruments for the most common procedures. Includes images of both individual and sets of surgical instruments to illustrate the variations. Provides numerous examples of microsurgical instrument sets and their distinguishing tips for endoscopic surgery. 50 new photographs of microsurgical instrument sets, including close-ups of each instrument's tip to illustrate the distinguishing variations.