Endoscopic Airway Equipment - Flexible scopes
All of the information that you need to complete this workstation is in the notes and can be deduced by careful observation of the devices in front of you, but feel free to ask questions along the way! You can access a PDF of the notes, and come back to redo these quizzes at any time, by visiting:
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What to do
Work through these resources and questions, and refer to the equipment. Don't worry about getting all the questions right – you'll be able to review your answers, learn from them if necessary, and retake this exercise as many times as you like.

There are several flexible scopes displayed, in varying conditions. Examine them carefully, and then answer the questions below.

Anatomy of a typical flexible fibreoptic bronchoscope
'Exploded' tip of a flexible fibreoptic scope, showing the components passing through the insertion tube
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Note that another name for the 'angulation wires' is Bowden cables, after the inventor. One of the scopes in front of you has a broken Bowden cable - can you figure out which one?
Anatomy of a typical video endoscope
Another flexible endoscope...
What type of flexible scope is visible in the picture immediately above? *
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In the picture above, what is structure 1? *
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In the picture above, what is structure 2? *
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In the picture above, what is structure 5? *
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In the picture above, what is structure 7? *
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Magnified view of the tip of a flexible fibreoptic endoscope
In the picture above, what is structure 1? *
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In the picture above, what is structure 3? *
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What is the purpose of the Bowden cables in a flexible scope? *
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When all of the light passing through an optical waveguide is reflected (and none refracted), we call this... *
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