Fatal firearm injuries in autopsy cases at central Bangkok, Thailand: a 10-year retrospective study.

@article{Myint2014FatalFI,
  title={Fatal firearm injuries in autopsy cases at central Bangkok, Thailand: a 10-year retrospective study.},
  author={Sithu Myint and Budsaba Rerkamnuaychoke and Vichan Peonim and Suda Riengrojpitak and Wisarn Worasuwannarak},
  journal={Journal of forensic and legal medicine},
  year={2014},
  volume={28},
  pages={5-10}
}
Even though there have been previously published reports on firearm injuries in various countries, the incidence and pattern of death from firearm injuries in Thailand have not been studied before. In present study, 149 fatal firearm injuries from 2002 to 2011 were reviewed. At total of 7126 autopsies, fatal firearm injuries comprised of 2.09% (n = 149) of total autopsies cases. Among those victims, 136 were male (91.3%), 13 (8.7%) were female. The youngest age of victim was 10 years and the… CONTINUE READING

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