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Extracranial vertebral artery injury--evolution of a pathological illusion?
The concept of fatal basal subarachnoid haemorrhage from injury to an intracranial artery or an extracranial vertebral artery as a consequence of minor trauma to the head and neck in the absence ofExpand
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The potential and limitations of utilising head impact injury models to assess the likelihood of significant head injury in infants after a fall.
The use of engineering principles in assessing head injury scenarios is of increasing significance in investigations into suspected child abuse. A fall scenario is often given as the history for aExpand
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The immunocytochemical demonstration of a relative lack of nerve fibres in the atrioventricular node and bundle of His in the sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS).
Whilst examining the variation with age of the nerve fibre content of the cardiac conduction system (CCS), using an immunocytochemical approach, it became evident that in two sudden infant deathExpand
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Semantics of death certification.
  • S. Leadbeatter
  • Medicine
  • Journal of the Royal College of Physicians of…
  • 1 April 1986
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Deaths of British nationals abroad--a 10-year survey.
Details are presented of all deaths of British Nationals abroad where a post mortem examination after repatriation was carried out in what is now the Wales Institute of Forensic Medicine. TheExpand
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Subdural haemorrhage sustained in a baby-rocker? A biomechanical approach to causation.
An unconscious 8 weeks old infant was admitted to hospital and found to have bilateral, subdural and retinal haemorrhages. He died the following day. The explanation for the subdural haemorrhage putExpand
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Impact characteristics of two types of police baton.
A comparison study of the American style ASP extendible police baton with the conventional UK police wooden truncheon was performed. It was found that the ASP baton generated approximately twice theExpand
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Clinical governance and the coroner.
In the face of public expectation of uniformly high standards of medical practice and of open accountability, we suggest that the public interest would be served by a system of transparent, informedExpand
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The mechanics of stab wounding.
The dynamics of stab wounds were investigated using a load cell connected to microcomputer-based measuring equipment. Two types of knife blade were attached to the load cell to assess theExpand
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