U.S. doctors online nowAsk doctors free
A 37-year-old member asked:

How can i treat various gun shot wounds if i can not get to a hospital?

1 doctor answer3 doctors weighed in
Dr. James Burns
Emergency Medicine 38 years experience
Depending upon: caliber and location of the wounds it is not a matter of if, but when you should let a medical professional in on the evaluation and treatment. Those are not exactly the types of wounds you want to have an amateur handle,
Last updated Jul 6, 2014

Disclaimer:

Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.