what's your favorite way to anesthesize the wound?
Robert J. Cox, MD
Emory Emergency Medicine
On Fri, 21 Jul 1995, Steven Szabo wrote:
> I suture them all.
> Exception are partial thickness or very small( < 5 mm) non-gaping lacs.
> Skin thickness and venous hydrostatic pressure (?) makes wound healing
> slower ( sutures are removed 12-14 days), therefore, I do not see logical
> reasons for not to use primary closure on FRESH foot lacs.
> Steven Szabo,M.D.,F.A.A.P.
> UCSF/Fresno & Valley Childrens Hospital
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