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1

What type of suture for eyelid

7 non-absorbable

2

Lower arm wound with wound adhesive -- what do you tell the patient NOT to do

do NOT apply antibacterial

3

M/c abscess pathogen

Staph aureus

4

What is one way to decrease scarring

Parallel to langer lines

5

How do you decrease pain of injection

Inject slowly

6

Where are staples the best place to use

Scalp

7

When is an intradermal injection indicated

Allergy, TB testing

8

What is the goal of suturing a skin wound

Close wound AND dead space

9

What is the size of a sub-q injection needle

26-29

10

How would you provide anesthesia for an upper thigh abscess

Regional field block 1 cm from the border of the abscess

11

HOw large should an incision be when draining an abscess

Entire width of abscess

12

What is your approach for a 2 cm lac with 6 mm wide and 5 mm deep

suture

13

What do you do after you incise an abscess with hemostat

Wound culture

14

IM injection orientation

90 degrees

15

Contraindicated with epi

Tip of the nose