Cosmetic outcome of scalp wound closure with staples in the pediatric emergency department: a prospective, randomized trial.

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OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study is to compare the cosmetic outcome of scalp wound closure with staples to traditional skin sutures. METHODS A prospective, randomized trial was conducted using a convenience sample of children (aged 1-16 y) with simple scalp lacerations admitted to the pediatric emergency department. After parental consent was obtained… (More)

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@article{Khan2002CosmeticOO, title={Cosmetic outcome of scalp wound closure with staples in the pediatric emergency department: a prospective, randomized trial.}, author={Abu N. G. A. Khan and Peter S. Dayan and Steven Miller and Michael D Rosen and David H. Rubin}, journal={Pediatric emergency care}, year={2002}, volume={18 3}, pages={171-3} }