How does tissue adhesive compare with suturing for superficial lacerations?

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How does tissue adhesive compare with suturing for superficial lacerations?

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Title: How does tissue adhesive compare with suturing for superficial lacerations?
Author: Kidd, Lucina A.; Brennan, Michal
Keywords: wound closure
cosmesis
dehiscence
Date: 2011-10
Publisher: Family Physicians Inquiries Network
Citation: Evidence Based Practice 14(10): 08.
Series/Report no.: Help Desk Answers
Abstract: Tissue adhesives are an acceptable alternative to conventional suturing for the repair of properly selected simple traumatic lacerations, achieving the same functional and cosmetic goals and saving about 4 minutes per procedure. (SOR: A, based on metaanalysis and RCTs.)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10355/11897

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