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A surgical suture is a medical device used to hold body tissues together after an injury or surgery. The application generally involves using a needle with an attached length of thread. Some different shapes, sizes, and thread materials have been developed over its millennia of history.
Over the centuries of its history, a variety of different shapes, sizes, and thread materials have been created. Usually, surgeons, psychiatrists, dentists, podiatrists, eye doctors, professional nurses, and all qualified nursing professionals, physicians, skilled pharmacists, and veterinarians participate in suturing. To protect the sutures, surgical knots are used. Therefore, doctors, nurses, and paramedics need to be familiar with both suture techniques and knots.
In this book you will learn about:
-The types of suture material used in surgery.
-Suture needles and hand instruments
-The anatomy and ideal properties of a surgical knot
-The principles of knot tying
-The types of knots used surgically
-The basic principles of suturing
-Essential and basic suturing techniques
-Advanced suturing techniques such as the hybrid suture and more
-Postoperative care of sutured wounds and complications that may arise
-And much more