Uncomplicated lacerations of the hand don’t need to be sutured, according to the results of a recent trial.
Medicine has made many advances over the past few years and there are several alternatives to stitches. A special tape or even glue can be used to close some wounds.
How do you know if a cut or wound needs stitching? The advantage to stitches is that the doctor can line up the edges of the cut squarely and cleanly,