Dog bite-related fatalities: a 15-year review of Kentucky medical examiner cases.

@article{Shields2009DogBF,
  title={Dog bite-related fatalities: a 15-year review of Kentucky medical examiner cases.},
  author={Lisa B E Shields and Mark L. Bernstein and John C. Hunsaker and Donna M Stewart},
  journal={The American journal of forensic medicine and pathology},
  year={2009},
  volume={30 3},
  pages={223-30}
}
A human dog bite-related fatality generally refers to death proximately caused by trauma from a dog's teeth and jaws. According to The Humane Society of the United States, more than 300 individuals died of dog attacks in the United States between 1979 and 1996. Children <12 and elders >70 years represent the typical victims. Pit bull-type dogs, Rottweilers, and German Shepherds constitute the majority of canines implicated in these fatalities.This is a 15-year (1991-2005) retrospective review… CONTINUE READING
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