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Three ways to NOT stop bleeding

Three ways to NOT stop bleeding
Let’s look over some of the WRONG ways to stop serious bleeding. Notice we are dealing with ‘serious’ bleeding, not paper cuts. We’re talking about either arterial bleeds (squirting bright red blood), or venous bleeds (steady flow of dark oozing blood).

Suck NOT that poison!

Suck NOT that poison!
You’ve been bitten by a snake, or you’ve been ‘envenomated’ by a snake, or maybe you’ve been stung by a poisonous jelly fish. What should you do?
Of course, you should do what they do in the movies! We all know you should either:

Just Don’t Do Anything Stupid

Just Don’t Do Anything Stupid
It is sad remark on our society when we have individuals with good intentions wanting to help a fellow human being who is in grave need of medical attention, but who end up doing nothing out of fear of being sued or imprisoned!