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Is a papoose board useful when stitching a child's cut?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 47 years experience
Occasionally: The papoose board is sometimes helpful in restraining a wiggly infant for a procedure such as stitches.Utility is limited by location of the cut , size of the child & preference. I often use bed sheets in a cocoon wrap to do the same thing.
Dr. Ira Rubin
Dr. Ira Rubin commented
Pediatrics 38 years experience
Often used and drug free.
Feb 20, 2014

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