The Pathology Of Hanging Deaths In Western Australia

@article{Samarasekera1996ThePO,
  title={The Pathology Of Hanging Deaths In Western Australia},
  author={Ananda Samarasekera and Clive Trevor Cooke},
  journal={Pathology},
  year={1996},
  volume={28},
  pages={334–338}
}
&NA; We present here the results of a prospective study of the pathology of 233 fatalities due to hanging in Western Australia (WA). The deaths occurred during the 5 year period 1988–92. Post mortem examination of these cases was undertaken according to a standardised protocol by forensic pathologists of this office. Post mortem findings of a further 37 cases examined by medical practitioners in rural WA are also reviewed, making a useful comparison. Petechial hemorrhages, as a hallmark of… 

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