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Revision as of 07:49, 12 March 2011

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Area Size Removal
scalp 4o,5o 5-8 days
face 5o,6o 3-5 days
chest/abd 3o,4o 7-10 days
back 3o,4o 12-14 days
upper extrem 4o,5o 8-10 days
lower extrem 3o,4o 8-12 days
foot 3o,4o 10-12 days
joint/extensor surface 3o,4o 10-14 days
joint/felxor surface 4o,5o 8-10 days

+2-3 days for elderly

Technique

Horizontal: excess tention, mult parallel lacs

Vertical: contraindication to deeps

See Also

Trauma:Wound Management

Source

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