BT_SQ 1.18 Discuss the principles of surgical diathermy, its safe use and the potential hazards
T/F Diathermy units operate at frequencies of approximately 100Hz to minimise the risk of VF
T/F Unipolar diathermy is contra-indicated in patients with implanted pacemakers
T/F Bipolar diathermy cannot be used for cutting tissue
T/F It is ok to leave metal jewellery on a patient as long as a capacitative coupling ground electrode is used
T/F The neutral wire of the diathermy is earthed to reduce the risk of electric shock
Bonus Question:What is this device, and how does it work?