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Removing Stitches (cont.)

Authors and Editors

Author: Terri R Holmes, MD, Staff Physician, Department of Emergency Medicine, Howard University Hospital.

Coauthor(s): Fernando Daniels III, MD, Medical Director, District of Columbia Fire and EMS Department; Assistant Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, Howard University Hospital.

Editor: Charles P. Davis, MD, PhD

REFERENCE:

MedscapeReference.com. Suturing Techniques.

MedicineNet.com. Stitches.

Previous contributing editors: Scott H Plantz, MD, FAAEM, Research Director, Assistant Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine; Francisco Talavera, PharmD, PhD, Senior Pharmacy Editor, eMedicine; Thomas Rebbecchi, MD, FAAEM, Program Director, Assistant Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey.


Last Editorial Review: 12/6/2011

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