Match the suturing technique in the first column with the advantage of the
technique in the second column. Write the appropriate letter from the second
column in the space provided next to the letter in the first column.
ADVANTAGE OF TECHNIQUE
____ a. Vertical mattress suture
Fast to insert; easy to remove.
____ b. Subcuticular suture
Useful in situations where wound edges
have to be pulled together under tension
____ c. Horizontal mattress suture
Useful in areas where the wound edges
tend to invert.
____ d. Running suture
One suture can take the place of two
____ e. Locked running suture
Avoids suture marks; best suited for
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