[Analysis of violent deaths of mountaineers and tourists at high altitudes].

@article{Pigolkin2012AnalysisOV,
  title={[Analysis of violent deaths of mountaineers and tourists at high altitudes].},
  author={Iu I Pigolkin and A A Mechukaev and A M Mechukaev},
  journal={Sudebno-meditsinskaia ekspertiza},
  year={2012},
  volume={55 1},
  pages={65-6}
}
The principal causes of violent death of mountaineers and tourists at high altitudes are described with special reference to the character of injuries to the skin, soft tissues, bones, and internal organs inflicted by mechanical impacts. The cases of violent death from other factors are described, such as general hypothermia, atmospheric electricity, compression and obturation asphyxia of mountaineers and tourists who died in the epicenter of an avalanche. The additional criteria for forensic… CONTINUE READING