medicalstate: A Brief Guide to Sutures. 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.
There are several different types of weight-loss surgery (also called bariatric surgery), including gastric bypass and gastric banding, but all involve making the stomach smaller. This infographic explains how these procedures differ.
For those who don't remember Latin roots, here are some common medical prefixes and postfixes. Designed for doctors/nurses in training, but since many of us have to make our own medical decisions, it could be useful for anyone.