Many years ago, when I first heard of glue and we started using it, we then wanted to use it all the time, of course, for all the usual reasons.
Sometimes wounds were just too long/gaping to be held with glue... But only just too long... Maybe by a centimetre or so... For such wounds, we did a "trial pinch", by approximating them at the midpoint with the operator's fingers. If then both sides of the wound appear to be "glueable" we offered the patient, instead of multiple local injections for suturing, the option of having a single stitch in the midpoint (less pain than multiple injections) and then, with the wound held by this one mid-point suture, we glued the two halves of it as if they are each an individual wound...
Still a useful technique to this day.
I did it on myself once...
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