Retrospective analysis of fatal falls

@article{Thierauf2010RetrospectiveAO,
  title={Retrospective analysis of fatal falls},
  author={Annette Thierauf and Johanna Preuss and Eberhard Lignitz and Burkhard Madea},
  journal={Forensic science international},
  year={2010},
  volume={198 1-3},
  pages={
          92-6
        }
}
Fatal falls are frequent and inhomogeneous events and affect every age. The criminalistic classification can often only be done on the basis of extensive investigations and the autopsy results. We retrospectively surveyed 291 cases of fatal falls on which a post-mortem examination had been carried out in the institutes of Forensic Medicine in Bonn and Greifswald. In large part, these cases are falls from height (n=123) and ground-level falls (n=122). These are compared to fatal falls down a… CONTINUE READING
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