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William Stewart, U.S. surgeon, 1852-1922. See: Halsted law, Halsted operation, Halsted suture.


pertaining to William Halsted, an American surgeon of the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

Halsted mosquito forceps
popular, fine-pointed, ratcheted hemostats used to crush very small vessels.
Halsted suture pattern
an interrupted suture pattern most useful in the suturing of friable tissues. The needle is passed in and out of the skin on one side of the incision, then across the incision and the suture is repeated on the other side. A pass is made at right angles to the suture and then a repeat of the stitch made back acoss the incision and the two ends tied.
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Halsted suture pattern. By permission from Slatter D, Textbook of Small Animal Surgery, Saunders, 2002
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The three most recognized stages of bibliotherapy are (1) identification, (2) catharsis, and (3) insight (Forgan, 2002; Halsted, 1994); however, another less mentioned in the literature yet especially interesting for teachers working with math anxious students, is universalization (Slavson, 1950), the recognition that our problems are not alone.
The discovery of anesthesia and antisepsis in the later part of the century allowed William Steward Halsted to develop radical mastectomy in the 1890s, a procedure based on the notion that breast cancer at base wasn't systemic.