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Karen Castille Senior Nurse/Business Manager, Accident and Emergency Department. Bolton Hospitals NHS Trust and Part-Time Lecturer in Accident and Emergency Nursing, Manchester Metropolitan University

This article describes the nursing interventions involved in wound cleaning prior to the application of sutures, as well as the necessary wound assessment skills, and preparatory techniques in suturing simple lacerations of the skin.

Emergency Nurse. 5, 1, 29-36. doi: 10.7748/en.5.1.29.s23

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