I've seen too many bites get infected that were glued. I believe standard of care is still no glue.
Brian Sanders, MD
Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Lowell General Hospital
> On May 25, 2017, at 9:09 AM, Kevin Schreiber <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> Hello all,
> I had a child that I received for a follow up visit, s/p dog bite, 3 cm to
> the face. She was seen in a peds ER and the decision was made to dermabond
> her dog bite. I was always taught that we NEVER glue bites. Has this
> changed? Do any of you have new literature / evidence / or practice
> guidelines that it is OK to glue animal bite lacerations?
> Kevin Schreiber, MD
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