Wound Management – Pre- tibial Laceration

FRCEM EXAM QuestionsCategory: December 2016Wound Management – Pre- tibial Laceration
FRCEM Intermediate Staff asked 10 months ago

80 year-old-man on steroid and history of DM presented with pretibial laceration with venous insufficiency as shown below

A.How will you manage the wound? (1 mark)
B.Give (2) factors affecting wound healing?(1 mark)

1 Answers
FRCEM Intermediate Staff answered 10 months ago

A.
The best wound closure method is to use adhesive strips- Stristrip.

B.
Peripheral vascular disease, diabetes, and steroid use will affect wound healing

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Pre- tibial Laceration Managment