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A 37-year-old member asked:

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

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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


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