Firearms, Ballistics & Gunshot Wounds

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Explosions and blast-related injuries

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Imaging of gunshot injuries | Radiology Reference Article

Imaging

Deepcut inquest: Soldier death probe in 1995 'inadequate'

<b>A "lack of post-mortem photographs" following the death of a soldier in 1995 at Deepcut has hampered later investigations, an inquest has heard.</b><p>Experts also said scene photographs were poor after 20-year-old Pte Sean Benton was found dead at the Surrey base with five bullets in his chest.<p>Experts …

Manchester attack fire crews 'sent away from arena blast'

<b>Firefighters who heard the Manchester Arena bomb go off were sent away from the scene despite a paramedic arriving within 11 minutes, a report says.</b><p>"Out of the loop" crews took two hours to attend the scene of the deadly blast, which killed 22 people last May.<p>A report by Lord Kerslake found poor …

Wounds From Military-Style Rifles? ‘A Ghastly Thing to See’

Perhaps no one knows the devastating wounds inflicted by assault-style rifles better than the trauma surgeons who struggle to repair them. The doctors say they are haunted by their experiences confronting injuries so dire they struggle to find words to describe them.<p>At a high school in Parkland, …

Nikolas Cruz

The utility of plastinates in court: a case of firearm homicide.

2018 Jun;14(2):216-220. doi: 10.1007/s12024-018-9958-x. Epub 2018 Feb 24.<p>1Department of Neuroscience, Section of Human Anatomy, University of Padua, …

Neuroscience

What I Saw Treating the Victims From Parkland Should Change the Debate on Guns

They weren’t the first mass-shooting victims the Florida radiologist saw—but their wounds were radically different.<p>As I opened the CT scan last week to read the next case, I was baffled. The history simply read “gunshot wound.” I have been a radiologist in one of the busiest trauma centers in the …

Gunshot wound

A <b>gunshot wound</b> (<b>GSW</b>), also known as <b>ballistic trauma</b>, is a form of physical trauma sustained from the discharge of arms or munitions.[3] The most …

The Parkland shooter's AR-15 was designed to kill as efficiently as possible

An assault rifle is designed to deliver fatal wounds to multiple individuals within a short time period; it has no other purpose. The AR-15, the civilian version of the military assault rifle (M16 or M4), has become the most commonly used rifle in US mass shootings; the recent shootings in Parkland …

Guns

Here Are The Autopsies For The Victims Of The Las Vegas Mass Shooting

The details are disturbing. But they sharpen a reality we must confront.<p>The Clark County, Nevada, coroner released autopsy reports earlier this month detailing the deaths of the 58 victims of the Las Vegas shooting on Oct. 1.<p>The documents provide a window into the true horror of the massacre ― and …

How good a match is it? Putting statistics into forensic firearm identification

On February 14, 1929, gunmen working for Al Capone disguised themselves as police officers, entered the warehouse of a competing gang, and shot seven …

Machine Learning

Computational modeling of blast wave interaction with a human body and assessment of traumatic brain injury

1.<p>Eskridge, S.L., Macera, C.A., Galarneau, M.R., Holbrook, T.L., Woodruff, S.I., MacGregor, A.J., Morton, D.J., Shaffer, R.A.: Injuries from combat …

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The Expert Witnesses: Michael Jackson, firearms

"I had to educate the court that the whole John F Kennedy magic bullet theory was just rubbish."<p>The husband was convicted of murder.<p>Mr Jackson is a …

Continuing Medical Education and Firearm Violence Counseling, January 18

Abstract<p>Firearm violence is a significant and increasing cause of mortality. Although physicians view firearm counseling as their professional …

Object of the Month for January: A Kalashnikov Rifle from the Battlefields of Vietnam

<b>In this monthly blog series, our collections team write about their Object of the Month, chosen from our collection. In this month’s blog, Jonathan</b> …

Death, injury and disability from kinetic impact projectiles in crowd-control settings: a systematic review

1.↵<p>Global Database of Events, Language and Tone. The GDELT Project. http://gdeltproject.org/<p>2.↵<p>Ortiz I,<br>• Burke S,<br>• Berrada M, et al<p>. World Protests …

Determined to Die! Ability to Act Following Multiple Self-inflicted Gunshot Wounds to the Head. The Cook County Office of Medical Examiner Experien... - PubMed

2015 Sep;60(5):1373-9. doi: 10.1111/1556-4029.12780. Epub 2015 Apr 4.<p>Determined to Die! Ability to Act Following Multiple Self-inflicted Gunshot …

Cook County

The Journey of Harmless Bullet: The Perioperative Care of Penetrating Cardiac Injury.

2017 Jul-Sep;11(3):790-793. doi: 10.4103/0259-1162.194578.<p>1Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Management, John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook …

Cook County

What better forensic science can reveal about the JFK assassination

Popular television shows such as the “Law & Order,” “CSI” and “NCIS” franchises glorify forensic science as a magical, near-flawless tool for …

JFK Assassination

These are strict steps everyone has to follow to buy a gun in Wales

Police forces across the UK launched an appeal this week asking people to hand over any unwanted guns and ammunition as part of a national …

Manchester attack: 'Treatment delayed' for bomb victims

<b>Many of the most seriously injured victims of the Manchester Arena attack did not get expert medical help for more than an hour, witnesses have said.</b><p>Twenty-two people were killed and 512 injured by suicide bomber Salman Abedi at an Ariana Grande concert on 22 May.<p>Only three paramedics ever entered …

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Shotgun wound to the leg: strategies in managing acute arterial injury and bullet emboli to the heart and lungs

• Evan Louis Honig1,<br>• Ryan Fransman2,<br>• Matthew Alvin3,<br>• Faris Azar2<p>1College of Arts and Sciences, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, …

Firearms training: what is actually taught? - PubMed

INTRODUCTION:<p>Firearm safety instructors and public health professionals are natural allies in the quest to prevent firearm injuries. We audited basic …

What the UK and Australia did differently after mass shootings

<b>(CNN) —</b> It has become a predictable affair. A mass shooting happens, there is a call for tighter gun laws and then it's business as usual.<p>Gun-control advocates around the world are closely watching the US after Sunday's shooting in Las Vegas -- the deadliest in the country's modern history -- …

Dodging Bullets, a Medical Coordinator Responds to a Crisis

<i>Read the latest on the Las Vegas shooting with Wednesday’s live updates.</i><p>About 10 minutes after the country singer Jason Aldean took the stage at the Route 91 Harvest music festival, a call went out for assistance at Gate 2A. A medical worker and half a dozen Las Vegas Metropolitan Police officers …

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