With minor lacerations suitable for Dermabond, I clean the area, dry well, and then apply Mastisol or benzoin. When it dries, apply a minimum of tiny Steri-Strips and then the Dermabond to cover. This holds the laceration line closed first for good approximation and provides a double cover in the patient, especially children.—MONICA GRIFFITH, MSN, APRN, FNP/PNP, Louisville, Kent. (219-4)


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