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- From: Jeff Eckert <email@example.com>
- Date: Sun, 29 Aug 1999 09:30:19 -0700
George & Susan Miller <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote the following
"As a physician hiker, I have never considered carrying a suture
also do not carry stri strips. I rely on good old duct tape for most
my needs. Although it is lacking in visual appeal, it is very sticky,
very durable, and somewhat water resistant.
If you have a cut that is too big to close with tape, I doubt that you
could suture it without prior training and experience."
This got me thinking. Seeing that I don't carry a knife with a blade
longer than 1.5 inches, and use it only when I'm sitting down (slicing
cheese or whittling a toothpick) how could I give myself a cut large
enough to require suturing shy of getting a compound fracture? (For
the purposes of this question, I will also exclude attacks by large
animals). Better yet, how large would this gash have to be?
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