[Experiences with the polyvinyl alcohol method in forensic medicine practice].

@article{Schyma1996ExperiencesWT,
  title={[Experiences with the polyvinyl alcohol method in forensic medicine practice].},
  author={Christian Schyma},
  journal={Archiv fur Kriminologie},
  year={1996},
  volume={197 1-2},
  pages={41-6}
}
The author reports about his experiences with the polyvinylalcohol (PVAL) method for sampling gunshot residues from the hands of suicides. Traces of blood are no obstacle for the PVAL-method. It is even possible to save gunshot residues with PVAL after sampling with cottonswabs or tape-lifts. High resolution radiography is proposed for the evaluation in… CONTINUE READING