(Video) How to Suture a Wound and Why Knowing How is Critical

suturing a wound

One of the grim realities of a survival situation is that a person can get injured far more easily than when life is at a normal pace.

Stuff is mangled or broken, or jagged, or hot, or unfamiliar – and all these things end up presenting the survivalist with a ton more risks than normal.

One of those risks is a severe trauma that requires stitches.

That reality means that someone in your group has to know how to suture a wound or the risk of infection, blood loss or it not healing are greatly enhanced.

The only way to learn how to suture is to practice.

With that in mind, the video on the next page offers a tutorial on how to suture (on an orange, not a human being); check it out!

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