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Suture Care (cont.)

Synonyms and Keywords

suture care, care for stitches, scars, suture removal, removing stitches, wound care, laceration, absorbable suture, nonabsorbable suture


Bosker, G., et al. "Laceration repair." Textbook of Adult and Pediatric Emergency Medicine. American Health Consultant, 2000.

Doud Galli, Suzanne K., et al. "Wound Closure Technique." 9 May 2011. <>.

Wedro, Benjamin, and Melissa Conrad Stöppler. "Stitches (Sutures, Wound Closures)." MedicineNet. 16 Apr. 2009. <>.

Previous contributing editors: Editors: Scott H Plantz, MD, FAAEM, Research Director, Assistant Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine; Francisco Talavera, PharmD, PhD, Senior Pharmacy Editor, eMedicine; James Ungar, MD, Medical Director, Chair Department of Emergency Medicine Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital.

Last Editorial Review: 4/16/2012

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