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Comparison of suture types in the closure of scalp wounds

08 June 2011

Emergency Nurse


Innovation in practice can benefit patients and healthcare providers but must be evidence based. This article describes a quantitative study of whether absorbable...

How to suture a wound

19 October 2016

Nursing Standard

Evidence & practice

Rationale and key points This article explores how to suture a wound using several common techniques. The use of different suture techniques depends on various...

Assessment and management of patients with minor traumatic wounds

19 October 2016

Nursing Standard


Patients with minor traumatic wounds are a common and universal presentation to emergency departments, and their assessment and management requires the use of...