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Old 06-25-2017, 07:54 PM
elfkin477 elfkin477 is offline
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Originally Posted by TriPolar View Post
Cauterization goes far back in history. However the wiki indicates it may not have been greatly effective at preventing infection.
I thought the main reason wounds were cauterized was to keep you from bleeding to death?