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Featured in NEJM Journal Watch: Dogma on Managing Lacerations Is Changing — Physician’s First Watch

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February 10, 2014

Featured in NEJM Journal Watch: Dogma on Managing Lacerations Is Changing

By the NEJM Journal Watch Editors

In the management of nonbite lacerations, infection rate was not associated with time to wound closure but was associated with diabetes and certain wound characteristics, according to a study in Emergency Medicine Journal.

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