Wound Closure and Suturing.
Paragraphs 2-1 through 2-9.
After completing this lesson, you should be able to:
Identify specific types of lacerations.
Identify the phases of normal wound healing.
Identify the advantages and disadvantages of
the following suture materials:
Α Nonabsorbable sutures.
Β Metal sutures.
C. Absorbable sutures.
D. Skin tapes.
Identify the characteristics of the three types of
Α Closure by primary intent.
Β. Closure by secondary intent.
C. Closure by tertiary intent.
Identify the steps in the procedure of wound
Identify the steps in the procedure of simple skin
Identify the following advanced suturing
techniques with the advantages and
disadvantages of each:
A. Running suture.
B. Vertical mattress suture.
C. Horizontal mattress suture.
D. Subcuticular suture.
Identify the general considerations and steps in
the procedure of suture removal.
After completing the assignment, complete the
exercises of this lesson. These exercises will help you
to achieve the lesson objectives.