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Cuts or Lacerations (cont.)

Prevention for Cuts and Lacerations

The bottom line is to use common sense. In a perfect world of preventive medicine, people would not get into fights, shoes would always be worn outside, glass doors would not exist, the left hand would not be used as a cutting board, lawn mowers would be turned off before removing jammed material, and people would always wear seat belts. If all this occurred, Emergency Departments would see far fewer cuts.

Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 8/31/2015

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