Saturday, October 23, 2010

ER Visit

Jacob is fairly careful with his knives and we haven't had to deal with any injuries to this point. Today, however, was a different story. While we were out walking, he was wittling a stick and didn't pay attention to what he was doing. Instead of cutting the stick, he sliced his left index finger leaving a 1" wound. He and Nathan spent 5 hours in the ER in Wilmington this evening waiting to have his finger treated. We've been through the stitches routine twice before with him, so we prepared he for what would inevitably be coming. For some reason though, the doctor decided to use Dermabond (glue for your skin) instead of stitching. We'll see how this holds up. In addition to the Dermabond, he has to keep his finger splinted and wrapped until we go see the pediatrician next week. Thankfully, it wasn't as bad as it could have been and he was still able to enjoy an ice cream sundae when he got back to the cabin.

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