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Sutures (stitches) are the most commonly used method of closing a wound, used after thorough irrigation, exploration and removal of debris. Absorbable sutures dissolve over time (about 2 weeks), non-absorbable sutures need to be removed. Other methods of wound closure include tissue adhesive and Steri-Strips

Patient. Simple wound management and suturing Professional reference

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