The Kerf-Cut dressing: application of a woodworking technique for efficient postsurgical wound care.

@article{Starling2005TheKD,
  title={The Kerf-Cut dressing: application of a woodworking technique for efficient postsurgical wound care.},
  author={John Starling and Purvisha J Patel and Ron D Rasberry},
  journal={Dermatologic surgery : official publication for American Society for Dermatologic Surgery [et al.]},
  year={2005},
  volume={31 4},
  pages={484-5}
}
BACKGROUND Simple surgical excision is one of the most common treatment methods in the dermatologist's armamentarium. We describe a precise postsurgical dressing technique that can be used for wound care of those patients whose treatment involves removal of lesions via cutaneous surgery. OBJECTIVE To devise a novel, precise, and effective dressing technique for postsurgical wound care. MATERIALS AND METHODS We describe the technique using common in-office instruments. RESULTS AND… CONTINUE READING