Which one of the following statements is not true regarding surgical blades?
A. Number 11 blade is also known as a stab blade and is used for incision & drainage
B. Belly of the blade is the sharpest portion of the blade
C. A right handed surgeon while making an incision should go from his right to his left
D. Surgical blades should ideally be passed in a kidney tray during surgery
Answer is C . . A right handed surgeon while making an incision should go from his right to his left
No. 10 used for skin ( it looks similar to no. 15 but larger in size)
No. 11 is sharpest pointed known as stab blade , used for incision of abscess
No. 12 used for suture removal
Belly of blade is sharpest portion of blade
No. 15 most commonly used for intraoral ,used to make incision around teeth through soft tissue.
While making an incision surgeon should go from his right to left( distal to proximal)