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Dr. Weiss Advice – Wound Irrigation Technique

Dr. Weiss Advice – Improvisational Technique – Wound Irrigation Using a Plastic Bag and Safety Pin

Fill a clean plastic sandwich or garbage bag with disinfected water and puncture the bottom of the bag with a safety pin or pointy knife. Hold the bag just above the wound and squeeze the top firmly to being irrigating.

Carry a first aid kit with wound irrigation supplies!

Learn more wilderness medicine, improvised techniques and first aid tips – click here for Dr. Weiss’s Comprehensive Guide to Wilderness and Travel Medicine.

2 Responses to “Dr. Weiss Advice – Wound Irrigation Technique”

  1. Alex Says:

    Your blog is interesting!

    Keep up the good work!

  2. kcooke Says:

    Thanks Alex

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