How To: Suture a wound with a first aid kit in austere conditions

Suture a wound with a first aid kit in austere conditions

In a wilderness survival situation, someone in your group suffering a major laceration is a catastrophe. Achieving sterility and suturing the wound closed will both be very difficult to achieve. This four-part video series features a detailed explanation and demonstration of how to use a basic first aid kit to suture a wound closed in an austere situation, such as out in the wilderness. Suturing a wound closed in an austere setting is a last resort, but knowing how to do it could keep you or someone close to you alive in a survival situation.

(1) Part 1 of 4 - How to Suture a wound with a first aid kit in austere conditions, (2) Part 2 of 4 - How to Suture a wound with a first aid kit in austere conditions, (3) Part 3 of 4 - How to Suture a wound with a first aid kit in austere conditions, (4) Part 4 of 4 - How to Suture a wound with a first aid kit in austere conditions

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the knots would be easier if they could really be seen! but otherwise, an awesome tutorial!

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