This infographic can be useful for medic students, future doctors & nurses, preppers & survivalists.

The primary goal of suturing is to approximate (bring together the wound margins) and to eliminate dead space between wound walls and edges so that underlying tissues are held together. Healing can only occur properly if the two severed areas of tissue meet properly and remain intact.

Here are some guidelines for the inexperienced to help you decide on which suturing technique to use.



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