Death as a result of violent asphyxia in autopsy reports.

  title={Death as a result of violent asphyxia in autopsy reports.},
  author={Jakub Trnka and Marco Gesicki and Robert Suslo and Jerzy Siuta and Jarosław Drobnik and Iwona Pirogowicz},
  journal={Advances in experimental medicine and biology},
Violent asphyxia can be subdivided into various kinds according to the mechanism, so that the resuscitation techniques are different in each case. The purpose of the present article was to analyze the autopsy reports of the Department of Forensic Medicine of the Medical University in Wroclaw, Poland of 2010, in which the established cause of death was violent asphyxia. We found that among the 890 autopsies performed, there were 164 cases of death due to violent asphyxia caused by drowning… CONTINUE READING

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