A single fatal penetrating chest wound from shattered wind-blown glass.

  • Genefa Murphy
  • Published 1985 in
    The American journal of forensic medicine and…

Abstract

The great majority of penetrating wounds of the thorax result from firearms and bladed weapons. Penetrating wounds of the heart and of the great vessels still have a high immediate mortality. While penetrating chest wounds occasionally result from fragments of glass; most severe and fatal wounds from glass result from one's falling into or through… (More)

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@article{Murphy1985ASF, title={A single fatal penetrating chest wound from shattered wind-blown glass.}, author={Genefa Murphy}, journal={The American journal of forensic medicine and pathology}, year={1985}, volume={6 4}, pages={332-5} }