What’s Your Position on Wound Closure?

January 12, 2011

To make wound closure easier, position the patient so that the wound “points” to your solar plexus or xyphoid process.

To make wound closure easier, position the patient so that the wound “points” to your solar plexus or xyphoid process. This will ensure it is at an ergonomic height and that it is perpendicular to the plane of your body.

-D. Brady Pregerson, MD
    Los Angeles

 

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