Suturing simulated skin 03 Equipment and materials

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Suturing simulated skin 03 Equipment and materials

This subsection has text and images 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).


1 Ethiskills workbench.


1 Pair gloves.


1 Mayo 7 inch straight stitch scissor.


1 Haemostat.


1 Mosquito forcep.


1 Cholecystectomy forcep.


1 Dissecting forcep.


1 Needle holder/ stitch driver.


Sutures. Alternatives to the Ethicon materials are acceptable


Ethicon W 9890 1 box of 12.


3/0 (metric 2) Vicryl (braided polyglactin coated with glycolide, lactide and calcium stearate) 26mm and a 3/8

curved reverse cutting needle.


Ethicon W749 1 box of 12.


100cm blue 1 (metric 4) Vicryl monofilament polyamide with a 1/2 circle round bodied 50mm needle.


Ties.


Ethicon W9025 1 box of 12.


150cm violet 2/0 (metric 3) Vicryl braided polyglactin coated with glycolide, lactide and calcium stearate.


Jiffy Padded Bag.


Adhesive such as Pritt.



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