Welcome! Log In Create A New Profile Recent Messages

Deep Creek Hot Springs

The Moon is Waxing Gibbous (82% of Full)


Re: Army Survival

All posts are those of the individual authors and the owner of this site does not endorse them. Content should be considered opinion and not fact until verified independently.

December 22, 2013 10:21AM
This is a favorite guideline under wound care. Yummy. Actually we use maggot and leech therapy at some hospitals and maggot do a better job than chemical cleansing. However in the infinite wisdom of insurance companies, most would still rather pay about $3K for chemical treatment rather than about $15 for a maggot patch.


◆ Expose the wound to flies for one day and then cover it.
◆ Check daily for maggots.
◆ Once maggots develop, keep wound covered but check daily.
◆ Remove all maggots when they have cleaned out all dead tissue and before they start on healthy tissue. Increased pain and bright red blood in the wound indicate that the maggots have reached healthy tissue.
◆ Flush the wound repeatedly with sterile water or fresh urine to remove the maggots.

Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 12/22/2013 10:22AM by mohave.

Army Survival

mohave1531December 22, 2013 09:25AM

Re: Army Survival

mohave689December 22, 2013 10:21AM

Re: Army Survival

calidev832December 23, 2013 01:40PM

Re: Army Survival

mohave1146December 23, 2013 08:50PM

Sorry, only registered users may post in this forum.

Click here to login