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Table 2 Wound location, complexity, and repair technique

From: Antibiotic prophylaxis for oral lacerations: our emergency department’s experience

Wound location N (%)
Total Simple Complex Sutured
Total Absorbable Non-absorbable
Lip 250 (77) 161 (64) 89 (36) 144 (58) 59 (41) 85 (59)
Mucosa 78 (24) 58 (74) 20 (26) 36 (46) 30 (83) 6 (17)
Tongue 32 (10) 25 (78) 7 (22) 7 (22) 7 (100) 0 (0)