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Tissue adhesive with adhesive strips for wound closure
  1. P Atkinson
  1. Emergency Department, Royal North Shore Hospital, St Leonard’s, Australia
  1. Correspondence to:
    Dr P Atkinson, 44 Sun Hill, Royston, Hertfordshire SG8 9AX, UK;

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Mattick et al report their comparison of tissue adhesives and adhesive strips and describe them as equally effective “no-needle” alternatives for the closure of suitable paediatric lacerations.1 Previous reports in the literature include a controlled trial comparing sutures, tape, and octylcyanoacrylate tissue adhesive for skin closure by Shamiyeh et al that showed no significant difference between the methods, but a …

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