Summary: For adults with lacerations 5 cm or shorter, use of a tissue adhesive (in this case, Histoacryl Blue [HAB]) may be associated with lower costs and improved physician and patient satisfaction compared to suturing, with no difference noted between suturing and HAB in cosmetic outcomes at 10 days or at 3 months.

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/m/pubmed/12131639/

Strength of Recommendation = B

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