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Relative incapacitation contributions of pressure wave and wound channel in the Marshall and Sanow data set

@article{Courtney2007RelativeIC,
  title={Relative incapacitation contributions of pressure wave and wound channel in the Marshall and Sanow data set},
  author={Michael W. Courtney and Amy Courtney},
  journal={arXiv: Medical Physics},
  year={2007}
}
The Marshall and Sanow data set is the largest and most comprehensive data set available quantifying handgun bullet effectiveness in humans. This article presents an empirical model for relative incapacitation probability in humans hit in the thoracic cavity by handgun bullets. The model is constructed by employing the hypothesis that the wound channel and ballistic pressure wave effects each have an associated independent probability of incapacitation. Combining models for these two… 

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