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Assessing and managing injury in custody 

Assessing and managing injury in custody
Assessing and managing injury in custody

Jonathan P. Wyatt

, Tim Squires

, Guy Norfolk

, and Jason Payne-James

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date: 16 October 2017

Approach to assessment of injury - Clinical assessment of injury - Documenting injuries - Restraint techniques and injuries - Chemical restraint agents - Handcuffs - Injury from police weapons - Taser - Head injury from a custody perspective - Head injury assessment - Referral of head injury to hospital - Custody management of head injury - Facial injury - Spinal injury - Skin wounds - Bite wounds - Closed limb injury - Upper limb injury - Lower limb injury - Blunt chest injury - Abdominal injury

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