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					Techniques
 Instrument
Identification
Syringe
Scalpel
    Hemostat
    Forceps
               Bandage
               Scissors
Thumb
Forceps
½ Circle Needle
What is suture
Literal   term means to
 join.
Surgical suture- a stitch
 used by doctors and
 surgeons to hold tissue
 together.
Purpose
 Tohold a wound together in
 good apposition until such
 time as the natural healing
 process is sufficiently well
 established to make the
 support for the suture material
 unnecessary.         Surgical-tutor.org.uk
Thread Types
 Absorbable
Catgut (sheep intestine) Fascia
  Lata (beef connective tissue)
 Non-absorbable
Silk, Cotton, Nylon, Wire
Types Sutures
Interrupted-   each stitch is
 tied separately.
Continuous- the tread
 running in a series of
 stitches, only the first and
 last stitch is tied.    Arkilite.com
Suture Knots
It is time to tie
    the knot

				
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