Subcuticular Use absorbable suture Evert the skin
Deep Sutures Most wounds could do with them Helps with haemostasis Takes tension off skin Absorbable suture Bury the knot
Dressing Steristrips along wound take the tension off Some may require pressure dressing for a couple of days Skin adhesive may help with dressings to stick Micropore Suture guide/care of wound guide
Rhomboid Flap Good on back or places where adequate tissue to move and big lesion to excise Make sure well marked out No tension on wound Close flap wound first then defect Continuous suture
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