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Forensic pathology of physical injury 

Forensic pathology of physical injury
Forensic pathology of physical injury

Jonathan P. Wyatt

, Tim Squires

, Guy Norfolk

, and Jason Payne-James

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date: 16 October 2017

Injury classification - Terms used to describe injuries - Describing injuries - Body diagrams - Bruising - Progression of bruising with time - Lacerations, abrasions, and scratches - Incised wounds - Stab wounds - Slash wounds - Skin wound healing - Defence injuries - Intimate partner violence and abuse - Elder abuse and neglect - Torture - Scalp injury and skull fracture - Primary brain injury - Traumatic intracranial haemorrhage - Further complications of brain injury - Facial injuries - Spinal injury - Chest injury - Abdominal injury - Fractures of the pelvis and extremities - Burns - Explosive injuries - Investigations after an explosion - Firearms - Rifled gunshot injuries - Shotgun injuries

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