Deep Cut

Patient

Q: My dad cut open his hand this morning and it's a really deep gash. The problem is that he does not have health insurance and might need stitches. So I cleaned the wound with hydrogen peroxide, closed it with butterfly bandages, liquid bandage, gauze, and wrap. Should this be enough to cut down the chances of infection?

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