Randomized controlled comparison of cosmetic outcomes of simple facial lacerations closed with Steri Strip Skin Closures or Dermabond tissue adhesive.

@article{Zempsky2004RandomizedCC,
  title={Randomized controlled comparison of cosmetic outcomes of simple facial lacerations closed with Steri Strip Skin Closures or Dermabond tissue adhesive.},
  author={William T Zempsky and David Parrotti and Christine Grem and Jennifer L Nichols},
  journal={Pediatric emergency care},
  year={2004},
  volume={20 8},
  pages={519-24}
}
OBJECTIVE To compare the short-term complications and long-term cosmetic outcomes of simple facial lacerations closed with 3M Steri Strip Skin Closures or Dermabond. METHODS Prospective, randomized controlled trial of children ages 1 to 18 presenting to a pediatric emergency department with simple low-tension lacerations of the face. After standard wound care, patients received wound closure with either Steri Strip Skin Closure or Dermabond. Pain associated with closure was evaluated on a 100… CONTINUE READING

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