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Karen Castille Senior Nurse/Business Manager, Accident & Emergency Department, Bolton Hospitals NHS Trust and Chair of the RCN Accident and Emergency Nursing Association

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

Nursing Standard. 12, 41, 41-48. doi: 10.7748/ns.12.41.41.s39

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