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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.
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.
By Rebecca Pieknik, CST, MS, Program Coordinator, Surgical Technology Program, Oakland Community College, Southfield, MI
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