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Gunshot injuries: their history, characteristic features, complications, and general treatment

with statistics concerning them as they have been met in warfare
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Full text of "Gunshot injuries; their history, characteristic features, complications, and general treatment, with statistics concerning them as they are met with in warfare" See other formats. Gunshot Injuries. A New Edition of Sir T. Longmore's Work.— Gunshot Injuries; their History, Characteristic Features, Complications and General Treatment; with statistics concerning them as they have been met with in warfare.

P.J.T. Knudsen, in Encyclopedia of Forensic and Legal Medicine (Second Edition), Introduction. Gunshot wounds, fatal or survivable, are of particular interest to the forensic pathologist. They are the result of intentional or negligent use of firearms, and when fatal are responsible for cases of homicide, suicide, or accidental death, and must therefore be handled by the pathologist.

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Auf der Website finden Sie Kategorien für Computer, Mathematik und. Energy transfer characteristics of gunshot wounds S everal authors [13,15,18,31] have discussed the fallacy of describing the severity of GSW by means of the velocity.

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Gunshot Injuries; Their History, Characteristic Features, Complications, and General Treatment. Edinburgh Medical Journal, 01 Apr41(10): PMCID: PMC   Gunshot injuries occur when someone is shot by a bullet or other sort of projectile from a firearm. Peace time gunshot injuries occur in a variety of different situations - criminal and terrorist incidents (including shots fired by law enforcement agents), attempted suicides as well as unintended firearm 'accidents' (both civilian and amongst the armed forces).

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A general overview of biomechanical principles of muscle injury is provided, followed by relevant imaging features of injuries to specific muscle groups. Read more Download citation. Full text of "Gunshot injuries [electronic resource]: their history, characteristic features, complications, and general treatment ; with statistics concerning them as they are met with in warfare" See other formats.

Gunshot Injures, Their History, Characteristic Features, Complications, and General Treatment: With Statistics Concerning Them As They Have Been Met with in Warfare Jan T Longmore.

Gunshot injuries are rather serious but uncommon type of trauma in India. Radiologists can contribute substantially in the evaluation and treatment of patients with gunshot wounds.

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Longmore. Edition: 2nd ed. Country of Publication: England Publisher: London ; New York: Longmans, Green, The book discusses the distribution and anatomical characters of gunshot injuries to the blood vessels; symptoms and signs of gunshot wounds of the blood-vessels; and the treatment of hemorrhage.

The text then describes arterial hematoma and traumatic false aneurysm and the immediate and remote effects of occlusion of the main blood vessels on. Gunshot violence is the third most costly cause of injury and the fourth most expensive form of hospitalization in the United States.

History. Until the s, the standard practice for treating a gunshot wound called for physicians to insert their unsterilized fingers into. Similar studies have confirmed a shortened hospital stay with few complications, 24, comparing favorably with the delayed treatment of gunshot-related fractures.

Soft tissues assume a more critical role in high-velocity and shotgun fractures. Maggi (), an Italian surgeon, received a briefreference to his novel thoughts on management of gunshot wounds in a book of essays on early and modern medicine. (8) Vulnus sclopetarium appeared sporadically in early 20thcentury medical articles, such as in "Un cas de vulnus sclopetarium orbitae" from the journal Acta Radiologica in Celebratory gunfire is the shooting of a firearm into the air in celebration.

It is culturally accepted in parts of the Balkans, parts of Russia, the Middle East, Afghanistan, Pakistan, India and parts of the United States, even when illegal. Common occasions for celebratory gunfire include New Year's Day as well as religious holidays.

The practice sometimes results in random death and injury. Energy transfer characteristics of gunshot wounds Several authors [13,15,18,31] [29]. Over a certain distance, which varies depending on within a sufficiently long path tumbling eventually occurs, thereafter the bullet advancing base-forward [16,17,30] describing the severity of GSW by means of the velocity wound ballistics, "low-velocity" and.

Penetrating gunshot abdominal wounds are usually medium to high density velocity injuries and can cause severe damage. The severity of these injuries depends on various factors like characteristics of the gun, particulars and location the bullet and is also influenced by the distance from which the bullet was fired.

Guidelines on managing gunshot wounds, and most rese arch, is fo- Comparison with current treatment, Injury, https: their wounds we re not inflamed, nor tumified” and those by tra.

For more than two decades there has been an increase in the incidence of head injuries caused by gunshot wounds. Gunshot wounds to the head have become a leading cause of traumatic brain injury (TBI) in many urban areas in the U.S.

due, in part, to a surge in gang violence and overall homicide rates. Other cases involve suicide and unintentional accidents. Nerves and Nerve Injuries Volume 2 focuses on pain, treatment, injury, disease and future directions in the field.

This volume also addresses new information regarding neural interfaces, stem cells, medical and surgical treatments, and medical legal issues following nerve injury. Some very interesting reading on the phenomenon on pp.

in Gunshot Injuries, Their History, Characteristic Features, Complications, and General Treatment (), by Thomas Longmore. Start reading at "Subcutaneous contusions without external marks," and pay close attention to "Further explanations of such injuries," starting on p.

Also if you want to search further, another. severity of injury. The points which pertain to such a survey of aircrew battle casualties follow. 1. Strength of forces engaged in operations for the survey period.-(1) Bombardment divisions and groups taking part in operations; (2) types and number of aircraft and combat personnel involved, such as "man-combat missions" carried out; and (3) hospitals serving the Eighth Air Force.Gunshot Wounds (%) Motorcycle Accidents (%) Diving (%) in the late 70s, the mean “age at injury” (how old the SCI survivor was at the time of their injury) was roughly 28 years old.

In the period, the mean age at injury had increased to around 43 years old. Family Health History. If a condition like ALS (a.k.a.A craniocerebral trauma caused by gunshot is a complex injury with a broad spectrum of symptoms and high rates of morbidity and mortality.[2 34] Gunshot wounds to the head, the most lethal of all firearm injuries, rank among the leading causes of head injury in the United States and carry a fatality rate of more than 90%, with at least two-thirds of the victims dying before reaching a hospital.[].