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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 and only a surgeon can stop it. Head wounds where external bleeding is a major concern are rare. With wounds to the torso you don't generally want to be ...


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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 single best way to treat a gunshot wound to the abdomen is to get the person to a hospital as soon as possible. Even if you have IV fluids at your disposal, there ...


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