Discrimination of falls and blows in blunt head trauma: a multi-criteria approach.

@article{Guyomarch2010DiscriminationOF,
  title={Discrimination of falls and blows in blunt head trauma: a multi-criteria approach.},
  author={Pierre Guyomarc'h and Maude Campagna-Vaillancourt and C{\'e}lia Kremer and Anny Sauvageau},
  journal={Journal of forensic sciences},
  year={2010},
  volume={55 2},
  pages={423-7}
}
In the discrimination of falls versus blows, the hat brim line (HBL) rule is mentioned in several textbooks as the most useful single criterion. Recent studies, however, have found that the HBL rule is only moderately valid and that its use on its own is not recommended. The purpose of this 6-year retrospective study was to find additional individually useful criteria in the distinction of falls from blows. Overall, the following criteria were found to point toward blows: more than three… CONTINUE READING

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