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==Technique==
 
==Technique==
  
Horizontal: excess tention, mult parallel lacs
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*Horizontal: excess tension, mult parallel lacs
  
Vertical: contraindication to deeps
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*Vertical: contraindication to deeps
  
 
== See Also ==
 
== See Also ==

Revision as of 07:45, 5 April 2011

Chart

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 tension, mult parallel lacs
  • Vertical: contraindication to deeps

See Also

Trauma:Wound Management

Source

Lampe