Traumatic asphyxial deaths

*, Pramod kumar G.N. and *, Manjunatha B and Thada, Smitha Rani and *, Balaraj BM and *, Raghavendra Babu Y P (2014) Traumatic asphyxial deaths. El Mednifco Journal , 2 (3).

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Asphyxial deaths are commonly encountered in forensic practice; however deaths due to traumatic asphyxia are uncommon. Traumatic asphyxia is a type of asphyxia where death results from mechanical compression of the chest and/or abdomen. Four cases of accidental traumatic asphyxia in pre-adolescent and adolescent age group are reported and discussed. Key words: Traumatic asphyxia; accident; adolescents.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: Letter to editor
Uncontrolled Keywords: Traumatic asphyxia; accident; adolescents.
Subjects: Medicine > KMC Mangalore > Forensic Medicine
Depositing User: KMCMLR User
Date Deposited: 18 Feb 2015 06:36
Last Modified: 18 Feb 2015 06:36

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