Given how frequently video game characters take damage, you'd think most developers would be medical experts by now. Sadly, that couldn't be farther from the truth; you only need glance at some of the healing methods in video games to know that something is rotten in the hospitals of Denmark.

In the video below, we look at some of the most spectacular ways in which video game developers have failed to understand What Medicine Is. Give it a watch and be glad that you've never had to dig a bullet out of your arm with a stick. Unless that's something you've actually had to do, in which case you are a stronger person than I.

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Johnny Chiodini

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Johnny is one quarter of the Eurogamer video team - specifically the part that looks like it comes from East London. He loves pen and paper role playing games, his dog Watson, and pretty much any video game with a bit of grimdark to it. You are almost certainly pronouncing his surname incorrectly.

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