Sutures 12 Tests

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Sutures 12 Tests

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1. How many grams of pull are a safe maximum for drawing the skin edges together?


100gm.


500gm.


1500gm.


2. Which suture material is absorbable?


Nylon


PTFE


Polyglactin


3. Which of these sutures are monofilament?


Silk


Polyglactin (Vicryl)


Polypropylene (Prolene)


4. Which suture material is suitable for the subcutaneous layer?


Nylon


Polyglycolic acid (Dexon).


Catgut


5. What is a swage?


The curve of the needle.


The zig-zags in an unstretched suture


Where the suture joins the needle.



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