Survival Medicine Hour: Wound Closure in Survival Settings, More
SURVIVAL MEDICINE HOUR #382
Important factors when deciding to close a wound off the grid
Injuries occur in disaster and other off-grid settings, and some of those break the skin or even go into deeper layers, like subcutaneous fat and muscle. When do you close a wound and when is it wiser to keep it open? Also, if you’re going to close it, what materials should you use and why? Joe Alton MD and Amy Alton ARNP, aka Dr. Bones and Nurse Amy, take you through the decision making process and much more in this episode devoted to wound closure in survival situations.
Suture Training is important, but so is open wound care
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