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Resources for Residents

Figure of eight Quick and effective way to achieve hemostasis (e.g. scalp bleed needs to get to CT ASAP). Beats a staple every time. Vertical mattress Suitable for deeper high-tension wounds—acts as a “two-layer” closure Horizontal mattress Suitable for more superficial high-tension wounds, helps approximate tissues to complete repair. Consider removing after closure is complete…

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The Wound Clinic in Tijuana, Baja California, MX The Wound Clinic has been operated by local physician Patricia Gonzalez Zuniga and her team for over 5 years. It was initiated as a response to the needs of the marginalized homeless population living in and around the Tijuana River, they include displaced migrants, IVDU, HIV patients,…

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