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Treat an Open (Sucking) Chest Wound

This video was produced by the US Navy as part of their Operational Medicine CD. The 1-minute clip was drawn from the longer (31 minute) US Army video, Treat an Open (Sucking( Chest Wound.

Both show the application of appropriate dressings to restore chest function following a penetrating wound..

The short video clip may be freely downloaded.
Free Video Runtime 0:28
5.1 MB mpg
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 Field expedient open chest wound seal



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