Sutures 13 Summary screen

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Sutures 13 Summary screen

This subsection has text from an interactive multimedia training program on basic 
surgical skills called PrimeSkills in Surgery.
You can use this subsection on its own or follow the whole program (further details at the end of 
this subsection).


After following this Section, you should be familiar and confident with:


Monofilament and braided sutures.


Absorbable and non-absorbable sutures.


Characteristics and strengths of different sizes of sutures of nylon, polypropylene (Prolene), polyglactin (Vicryl) and silk.


Effects of knots on suture strength.


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Surgical Education and Training page, click on Surgical Education and Training
Whole program on WikiSurgery, click on PrimeSkills in Surgery
Whole program on CD-ROM, click on Michael Edwards