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suturing

 [soo´cher-ing]
in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as approximating the edges of a wound using sterile suture material and a needle.

suturing

a nursing intervention from the Nursing Interventions Classification (NIC) defined as approximating edges of a wound by using sterile suture material and a needle. See also Nursing Interventions Classification.

suturing

Surgical stitching to close a wound or incision or to approximate parts. Suturing may be continuous or by separated stitches (interrupted suturing) and may employ absorbable SUTURES, such as collagen or catgut, or non-absorbable sutures that may have to be removed.
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Another randomized controlled trial involving more than 1,500 women in the United Kingdom with either a second-degree tear or episiotomy showed that rapid absorption synthetic sutures using continuous subcutaneous suturing technique resulted in less pain experienced at days 2 and 10, and less use of analgesia than did standard synthetic sutures done with either the continuous or interrupted suturing techniques.
Suturing then progresses downward to the tongue base, where a small opening is left unsutured to allow for spontaneous drainage.
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Complications caused by hand suturing can increase risk to patients by prolonging procedures and time spent under anesthesia.
Fascia closure is traditionally performed by manual suturing, using large, unprotected sharp needles and is a critical surgical operation performed at the conclusion of five million surgical procedures each year in the US alone.
During the suturing procedure, the needle and suture are pulled through the patient's tissue until the polymer components attached near the proximal end of the knotted suture are flush with the tissue.
The surgical procedures on lungs are done almost bloodlessly and the tissue welding method allows us to do surgeries much faster compared to the conventional techniques of suturing and stapling.