How To: Suture an open wound

Suture an open wound

This medical how-to video demonstrates how-to suture an open wound. Follow along and learn the step by step process of closing open skin. Note that suturing should be performed by a medical professional.

Key principles of suturing:
- Select the smallest suture
- Space the sutures evenly and use a few as possible
- Tie the sutures tight
- Place subcuticular sutures to reduce skin tension

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