Posted By: Paul   |   Seeing Patients   |   5 Comments

My First Laceration Sutures

Today I did my first laceration sutures! I wondered for a long time just how anyone ever gets to put sutures in without prior experience.  Medical school is famous for its education model of see one, do one, teach one – which medical students joke about being see one, screw one, do one. Though I’ve…

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Posted By: Paul   |   PA Profession   |   0 Comments

Today’s Workshop: How to Suture

Suturing lacerations is one of the fun little procedures that every PA learns in PA school.  Last week we learned the basics, and it was a great time.  We had been looking forward to our basic suturing workshop for months, and when it arrived, we went to town with it. To practice the techniques we…

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