How Cauterising A Wound Works And Why You Should Never Try It

How cauterizing a wound works and why you should never try it

We've seen countless action movies in which daring heroes get their gaping wounds sealed with white hot metal, but we rarely get a peek at what happens after the fact. This video from The Medicine Journal explains how it really works.

Doctors use cauterisation sometimes because they use it in sterile environments -- so don't do this: