Tissue adhesive: use and application
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Tissue adhesive: use and application

Judi E Davis Senior Sister
Sophie Cordeaux Senior Staff Nurse, A&E Department, West Suffolk Hospital, Bury St Edmunds

Tissue adhesive is used in many departments as a less traumatic alternative to sutures. Judi Davis and Sophie Cordeaux describe its uses

The closure of minor wounds is an everyday occurrence in the A&E department. Despite tissue adhesive or surgical glue being available since 1959 (1), its use in the A&E setting has only become more familiar since the 1980s.

Emergency Nurse. 2, 2, 16-18. doi: 10.7748/en.2.2.16.s4

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