Equipment cleaning videos

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Cautery

Wipe the cautery insert and gently brush the bipolar forceps.

Wipe and flush the cautery outer tube (repeat for forceps and scissors outer tubes).

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Scissors

Wipe the scissors insert and gently brush the blades.

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Babcock Forceps

Wipe the babcock forceps insert and gently brush the forceps.

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Handles of cautery, scissors, forceps

Wipe handles of babcock forceps, scissors and cautery.

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Cannulae

Brush the inside and outside of cannulae, flush the gas valve. Wipe down all other parts.

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Veress needle

Wipe outside of veress needle insert, flush through gas valve. Repeat for outer casing.

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Insufflation tube, cautery & camera cables, and laparoscope

Wipe insufflation tube, electrocautery cable, lightsource cable, camera cable and camera.
Wipe laparoscope and protective casing; flush protective casing.