Suture Care (cont.)
Synonyms and Keywords
suture care, care for stitches, scars, suture removal, removing stitches, wound care, laceration, absorbable suture, nonabsorbable suture
REFERENCES:Last Editorial Review: 4/16/2012
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. <http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/1836438-overview>.
Wedro, Benjamin, and Melissa Conrad Stöppler. "Stitches (Sutures, Wound Closures)." MedicineNet. 16 Apr. 2009. <http://www.medicinenet.com/stitches/article.htm>.
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.
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