Text book of abdominal surgery : a clinical manual for practitioners and students . Fig. 23.—Nelatons Forceps.(One-third size.) Fig. 2-4.—Cyst Forceps.(One-third size.) already mentioned, it must be attended to before the operation ;but these can hardly be included under the ordinary prepara-tions of a patient. Three or four weeks preparation by laxatives,tonics, feeding up, vapour baths, etc., is quite unnecessary; it is INSTRUMENTS REQUIRED. 353 likely to alarm the patient and make her think that somethingdreadful is going to happen.