medicalstate: A Brief Guide to Sutures. If I planned to go into surgery, I would learn more of these. My current repertoire consists of the simple (over and inverted), subcuticular, horizontal mattress, vertical mattress, and lock-stitch sutures. This set of skills takes care of most problems.
Types of Suturing Needles - because with all the options out there, a cheat sheet is always handy. Find more information on sutures and suturing instruments here: www.1cascade.com/surgical-sutures-and-midwifery-suturing-kits