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Forensic pathology of physical injury 

Forensic pathology of physical injury
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Forensic pathology of physical injury
Author(s):

Jonathan P. Wyatt

, Tim Squires

, Guy Norfolk

, and Jason Payne-James

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199229949.003.0005
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date: 14 August 2018

Injury classification 116

Terms used to describe injuries 118

Describing injuries 120

Body diagrams 122

Bruising 124

Progression of bruising with time 126

Lacerations, abrasions, and scratches 128

Incised wounds 130

Stab wounds 132

Slash wounds 136

Skin wound healing 138

Defence injuries 139

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