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Wound management and suturing
Brijendra P. Shravet MS DA FRCSEd FCEM, Turan S. Huseyin MBBS BSc FRCS(Eng) FCEM, Kilian A. Hynes MA Msc MRCP FCEM
Foundation Years Journal, volume 1, issue 6, p.11 (123Doc Education, London, October 2007)
An 82-year-old woman presents to the Emergency Department (ED). She fell against a door and has sustained a laceration to the dorsum of her left hand.
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Brijendra P. Shravet MS DA FRCSEd FCEM (Corresponding author)
Consultant and Clinical Director in Emergency Medicine
Turan S. Huseyin MBBS BSc FRCS(Eng) FCEM
Consultant in Emergency Medicine and Foundation Programme Training Director
Kilian A. Hynes MA Msc MRCP FCEM
Consultant in Emergency Medicine
1. College of Emergency Medicine Guideline for the Management of Pain in Adults (Clinical effectiveness Committee). (link http://www.emergencymed.org.uk/BAEM/CEC/assets/cec_pain_in_adults.pdf), accessed in August 2007.
2. Trott A.T. Wound and Lacerations - Emergency Care and Closure. Mosby St. Louis 1991
3. Thomas, B.B, and Worthington, J.M. Using tissue adhesive for wound repair: a practical guide to Dermalon. American Academy of Family Physicians 2000; 65:5 (link http://newcms.aafp.org/afp/20000301/1383.html), accessed in August 2007
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