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surgical suturing

Discussion in 'Survival Medicine' started by Madmanmike, Aug 11, 2013.

  1. Madmanmike

    Madmanmike Monkey

    for anyone interested I have free expired surgical suture to offer hit me on this
  2. -06

    -06 Monkey+++

    Morning MMM, always in need of SHTF gear. PM inbound.
  3. DarkLight

    DarkLight I self identify as a Blackhawk Attack Helicopter! Site Supporter

    If -06 didn't get them all, I'd be interested in adding to my kit. PM inbound.
  4. -06

    -06 Monkey+++

    Just need a few--please share if you have plenty. Thanks again Mike--06
  5. C.T.Horner

    C.T.Horner Monkey

    Sutures are a great item to have if you know how to use them and have some practice under your belt. I recommend honing your skill on a chicken, then move on to an orange, if you can suture an orange you should be good enough in a pinch.
  6. Madmanmike

    Madmanmike Monkey

    for anyone looking for a good manual on wound closer a practiced my skills on pigs feet pigs are the closest thing to human skin i get alot of practice now that i work in surgery

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  7. natshare

    natshare Monkey+

    I've heard that being able to suture a banana peel is pretty good practice, too.

    Of course, you could do it like the brother of a friend did, years ago. Got drunk, hopped on a go cart, ended up thunking into a curb, hard enough to slam himself into the steering wheel, and gash himself under the chin. Didn't want to go to the hospital, so he cut the barb off of a large fishing hook, and stitched himself up with some fishing line, in a mirror.

    Needless to say, he's lucky he didn't give himself a serious infection.......and that was one UGLY scar!! ;)
  8. Illini Warrior

    Illini Warrior Monkey+

    if you are looking for a regular supply of expired and economically priced sutures ..... www.shopmedvet.com
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