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RE: [at-l] Duck Tape

> Please emphasis "in a pinch...."  The human body has an
> amazing ability to
> fight infection and heal itself if you let it.  Although
> keeping the wound
> clean is paramount, it is often better to leave the wound
> open.  I know-I've
> taped up wounds, blisters, etc, through my time in the Army
> and have seen
> infections...until a smart doc chastised me for what I
> did....  Other than
> that, I'll take some duct tape (not duck tape) and tape my mouth shut.
> Kindest regards,
> Captain Jack

What Captain Jack says is of course true. I should perhaps have emphasized
that this was a 'last resort' type of thing to do.

Lee I Joe

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