Episode 339: All you need is glove, and tap water

In episode 339, Mike and James talk about the evidence that has do with do with whether you need to use sterile gloves and saline for excisions and lacerations. The answer is that you should insert a suppository with the non-tapered end first.  Listen to the podcast and see how we come to that conclusion.

Show notes

1) Tools for practice

All You Need is Glove: Are non-sterile gloves safe for excisions in the office? 

Lacerations: Sterile Gloves & Water?

2) Rectal suppository: commonsense and mode of insertion

Lancet 1991;338:798-800