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Are entry wounds for muskets smaller than the exit wounds?

I'm not sure that there is any situation, outside of a projectile designed to stay inside the body or ablate (if such a thing is possible), that there would ever be a situation where the exit wound ...
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How accurate is the death of Caine in Menace II Society?

With 5 or 6 through-and-through gunshot wounds to the chest, the death I would expect to see would be utter silence. Almost instant unconsciousness and cardiac arrest would be the most likely outcome ...
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When not to apply pressure to bullet wound?

Never unless the wound is actively bleeding heavily, which would most likely be an extremity wound since gunshot wounds to the torso tend to do most of their bleeding internally where you can't see it ...
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2 votes

What is the correct first aid procedure for treating abdominal gunshot wounds?

What is shown continuously on television and movies is that they either die fairly quickly, or, if you apply pressure, then get the bullet out, the patient will recover. That's not the case. The ...

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