Trendelenberg-the best for pulling up a heavy patient in bed! Patient positioning - KNOW THIS. So when your patient is suddenly hypotensive, you can trendelenberg them to get that pressure up or do a passive leg raise.
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.