Procedures

Common Procedures:

  • laceration repair using sutures (stitches), skin staples, or skin glue (Dermabond)
  • splinting of broken bones and sprains
  • IV hydration and IV medications
  • nebulized respiratory treatments
  • procedural sedation with intranasal or intravenous medications (if needed)
  • incision and drainage of abscess (boil)
  • removal of skin foreign bodies (splinters, glass)
  • removal of nasal foreign bodies
  • removal of ear foreign bodies
  • reduction of Nursemaid’s elbow
  • reduction of simple dislocations
  • fluorescein eye examination for corneal abrasion
  • wound care / minor burn care
  • ingrown toenail management
  • management of nosebleeds