Forensic Investigation - Motor Vehicle Accidents and Motor Vehicle-Pedestrian Accidents: Overview, Definitions, Scene Findings
Since the 1930s, physicians have been integral in recognizing patterns of injuries that result from motor vehicle accident and have suggested design changes that, once adapted, led to fewer injuries and fatalities. That role has reduced over the years.
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Asphyxia: Condition in which supply of oxygen to blood and tissues has been reduced below the normal level by some interference with respiration. 1. Disease of circulatory or respiratory system 2. Interferance with respirations Breathing in atmosphere deficient in oxygen. Inhalation of irrespirable gases like CO. Poisoning with respiratory center depression like narcotics & anesthetics. Mechanical interference with reapiration. Signs of Asphyxia: Cyanosis (due to stasis and congestion)…