Key Features

  • Small, spiral-bound format offers easy access in any clinical setting.
  • Descriptions of suture knots and step-by-step images of different types of stitches provide excellent instruction and are great for review.
  • Over 200 full-color illustrations with brief descriptions help readers clearly identify suture materials appropriate for specific surgical procedures.
  • A discussion of hemostasis is provided to give readers a full understanding of wounds and wound healing and when and why certain types of suture material should be used.
  • Summary-at-a-glance charts and tables synthesize category descriptions and key information for quick reference.
  • Key terms, abbreviations, and definitions are provided as a quick-reference glossary.

Table of Contents

1. Wounds

2. Wound Healing

3. Principles of Suturing

4. Suture Material and Packaging

5. Accessory Suture Devices

6. Hemostasis

7. Surgical Staples

Details

Language:
English
Imprint:
Saunders
eBook ISBN:
9781437719949
eBook ISBN:
9780323277587
Print ISBN:
9781416022473

About the author

Rebecca Pieknik

Affiliations and Expertise

Program Coordinator, Surgical Technology Program, Oakland Community College, Southfield, MI