Suture and Surgical Hemostasis - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9781416022473, 9781437719949

Suture and Surgical Hemostasis

1st Edition

A Pocket Guide

Authors: Rebecca Pieknik
Print ISBN: 9781416022473
eBook ISBN: 9781437719949
Imprint: Saunders
Published Date: 15th March 2006
Page Count: 264


Great for students and professionals, this portable reference offers a complete understanding of suture and hemostasis relating to surgical procedures. Its spiral binding and full-color photos and illustrations make it easy to find the appropriate suture materials and related information needed for any surgical procedure.

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


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About the Author

Rebecca Pieknik

Affiliations and Expertise

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