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 cauterization sometimes because they use it in sterile environments‚ÄĒso for the love of god, don't do this:


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