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NCJ Number: 32707 Find in a Library
Title: PATHOLOGY OF TRAUMA - INTERPRETATION OF WOUNDS SLIDE SEMINAR (INCLUDES SLIDES AND ACCOMPANYING CASE STUDIES)
Author(s): J T FRANCISCO
Corporate Author: Foundation Press
United States of America
Date Published: 1975
Page Count: 10
Sponsoring Agency: Foundation Press
New York, NY 10001
Not Available Through National Institute of Justice/NCJRS Document Loan Program
Rockville, MD 20849
Sale Source: Not Available Through National Institute of Justice/NCJRS Document Loan Program
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
Type: Report (Study/Research)
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: THIS SLIDE PRESENTATION DEALS WITH THE PATHOLOGY OF WOUNDS WITH SPECIAL ATTENTION GIVEN TO MATCHING THE WOUND TO THE TYPE OF WEAPON THAT CAUSED IT.
Abstract: EACH OF THE 27 CASES (ALL ARE EITHER HOMICIDES OR ACCIDENTAL DEATHS) INCLUDES A SUMMARY OF THE CASE, CONSIDERATION OF THE MECHANISM OF DEATH, CHARACTERISTICS OF POSSIBLE WOUNDING OBJECTS, AND THE IDENTIFICATION OF THE WOUNDING OBJECT OR THE EXCLUSION OF A SUSPECT WEAPON. INCLUDED ARE CASES COVERING HIT-AND-RUN TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS, STRANGULATION, STAB WOUNDS, TRAFFIC ACCIDENT DEATHS, HANGINGS, GUNSHOT WOUNDS, BOW AND ARROW HUNTING ACCIDENTS, SUSPECTED CHILD ABUSE, SUICIDE BY INCISION TO THE CAROTID ARTERY, GUNSHOT SUICIDE, IMPALEMENT, HAMMER ATTACK, KNIFE WOUND, SWORD PENETRATION, HEAD WOUNDS, BEATINGS, ACCIDENTAL EXSANGUINATION, ELECTRICAL BURN, AND RUPTURED BERRY ANEURYSM. (AUTHOR ABSTRACT) (SNI ABSTRACT)
Index Term(s): Aggravated assault; Assault and battery; Audiovisual aids; Forensic medicine; Homicide; Victimology; Weapons
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