Ballistics reviews: mechanisms of bullet wound trauma

@article{Maiden2009BallisticsRM,
  title={Ballistics reviews: mechanisms of bullet wound trauma},
  author={Nicholas R. Maiden},
  journal={Forensic Science, Medicine, and Pathology},
  year={2009},
  volume={5},
  pages={204-209}
}
The location of an entrance wound (bullet placement) and the projectile path are the most important factors in causing significant injury or death following a shooting. The head followed by the torso are the most vulnerable areas, with incapacitation resulting from central nervous system (brain or cord) disruption, or massive organ destruction with hemorrhage. Tissue and organ trauma result from the permanent wound cavity caused by direct destruction by the bullet, and also from radial… Expand
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