dermabond to patch a leak

23 Oct

nice trick from an old Academic Life in Emergency Medicine post:

dermabond/tissue adhesive to seal a patch

to keep it dry (and dry faster), high-flow nasal cannula

might help with other leaking sites (e.g. dialysis puncture), too

File it away for your next quick-fix patch.

References: ALiEM post (& picture); old post


2 Responses to “dermabond to patch a leak”


  1. can you glue a tongue lac? | DAILYEM - January 24, 2014

    […] tip: to help dry quick, compressed air, or maybe high-flow nasal cannula? […]

  2. tissue adhesive for fingertip avulsions | DAILYEM - August 3, 2015

    […] consider this trick from a previous post to accelerate drying, especially if you didn’t quite stop the bleeding […]

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