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Three Surgeons and A Cook (Posted on 2003-07-21) Difficulty: 3 of 5
Three surgeons and a clumsy cook go camping in the remote wilderness. The clumsy cook stumbles over the campfire as he is serving the surgeons, injuring himself and dumping hot stew on the hands of the surgeons.

The cook's injuries need surgical treatment. The surgeons' injuries are minor but open. It turns out they brought the equipment necessary for the cook's surgery with them, and they can use the campfire to sterilize the tools. But there are only two rubber gloves. Because of the different surgeons' skills, all three of the surgeons are needed to operate on the cook, in sequence.

How can this be done without any of them being exposed to the blood of any of the others?

See The Solution Submitted by Ravi Raja    
Rating: 3.1000 (10 votes)

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my solution | Comment 16 of 23 |
okay im really just guessing kinda of joking around here:
all surgeons need to stick they're hands in the fire to completely stop the bleeding and then wash their hands in the river (if one is near by) and then use the gloves...
see im only kidding but maybe.. the only person who really knows the answer so far is Ravi Raja.. so it was worth a shot lol
  Posted by natalia on 2003-07-25 18:24:42
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