A 9-year-old girl is brought to the ED by her parents after sustaining a forehead laceration.

A 9-year-old girl is brought to the ED by her parents after sustaining a forehead laceration. Her dad reports that the patient hit her forehead against a doorknob. On examination, the patient is cooperative but anxious about the upcoming anesthetic injection. She has a 0.5-cm laceration on the mid-forehead with clean edges. Her parents inquire about “skin glue” they heard about on TV. Which of the following statements is true regarding cyanoacrylate tissue adhesives?

a. It cannot be applied to mucous membranes and areas with thick hair.

b. Tissue adhesives have a higher rate of infection and tissue dehiscence than sutures.

c. Tissue adhesives are best suited for forehead lacerations between 5 and 10 cm in length.

d. Tissue adhesives are applied inside the wound to pull skin edges together.

e. Tissue adhesives must be covered with topical antibiotics and bandages to prevent sloughing.

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