Sutures and suturing

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Sutures and suturing
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  1. which property of suture material is undesirable?
    Capillary action
  2. what is the main purpose of suturing a wound?
    apposition of wound edges
  3. absorbable suture materials lose tensile strength in fewer than how many days?
    60
  4. which of the following is a characteristic of monofilament suture material?
    high memory
  5. which of the following is a natural suture material?
    silk
  6. which of the following suture marerials produce the most inflammation?
    chromic gut
  7. which of the following is a synthetic suture material?
    polypropylene
  8. in which of the following tissues would it be most appropriate to use a non-absorbable suture material?
    skin
  9. in which of the following situations would it be appropriate to use a tissue adhesive?
    onychectomy
  10. which of the following would produce the most tissue damage?
    eyed cutting needle
  11. which suture pattern is an example of a tension suture?
    horizontal mattress
  12. reverse cutting needle is?
    a upside down triangle
  13. which of the following suture materials would be best to use in the SQ of an infected wound?
    polydiaxanone
  14. what is the name of this suture pattern?
    horizontal mattress
  15. XXXXXXXXXXX
    what is the name of this suture pattern?
    cruciate
  16. what type of knot is depicted?
    surgeons knot
  17. which of the following suture material is the thinnest?
    3-0 nylon
  18. which of the following suture material produces the least inflammation?
    stainless steel
  19. what type of knot is depicted?
    half-hitch
  20. what is the name of the suture pattern shown?
    continuous interlocking
  21. which of the following would produce a water tight seal?
    swaged taper needle
  22. what size suture material would be best to use in suturing the gingival?
    6-0
  23. which property of suture material is desirable?
    high knot security
  24. non-absorbable suture material should maintain holding strength for at least how many days?
    60
  25. which of the following is a characteristic of multifilament suture material?
    wicking of fluids
  26. which suture material will fluoresce when illuminated with an ultra-violet light?
    fluorofil
  27. what is the suture pattern of choice for closing a bovine laparotomy incision?
    ford interlocking

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