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Ballistics made fun and easy

 

Ballistics made fun and easy
AAST Grand Round, February 2014

 

Presented by: Peter Rhee, MD

Moderated by: Martin Schreiber, MD

 

 

Referenced in presentation:

Cervical spine injury is highly dependent on the mechanism of injury following blunt and penetrating assault.

Rhee P, Kuncir EJ, Johnson L, Brown C, Velmahos G, Martin M, Wang D, Salim A, Doucet J, Kennedy S, Demetriades D.

J Trauma. 2006 Nov;61(5):1166-70.

 

 

Further reading:

Unrelenting violence: an analysis of 6,322 gunshot wound patients at a Level I trauma center.

Livingston DH, Lavery RF, Lopreiato MC, Lavery DF, Passannante MR.

J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2014 Jan;76(1):2-9; discussion 9-11.

 

Epidemiology and clinical aspects of stray bullet shootings in the United States.

Wintemute GJ, Claire BE, McHenry V, Wright MA.

J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2012 Jul;73(1):215-23.

 

Ballistic fractures: indirect fracture to bone.

Dougherty PJ, Sherman D, Dau N, Bir C.
J Trauma. 2011 Nov;71(5):1381-4.

 

Intrathoracic pressure impulse predicts pulmonary contusion volume in ballistic blunt thoracic trauma.

Prat N, Rongieras F, Voiglio E, Magnan P, Destombe C, Debord E, Barbillon F, Fusai T, Sarron JC.

J Trauma. 2010 Oct;69(4):749-55.

 

Wound ballistics of unstable projectiles. Part I: projectile yaw growth and retardation.

Peters CE, Sebourn CL, Crowder HL.

J Trauma. 1996 Mar;40(3 Suppl):S10-5

 

Wound ballistics of unstable projectiles. Part II: temporary cavity formation and tissue damage.

Peters CE, Sebourn CL.

J Trauma. 1996 Mar;40(3 Suppl):S16-21.

 

Shotgun wound ballistics.

Ordog GJ, Wasserberger J, Balasubramaniam S.

J Trauma. 1988 May;28(5):624-31.

 

Ballistics: a pathophysiologic examination of the wounding mechanisms of firearms: Part I.

Barach E, Tomlanovich M, Nowak R.

J Trauma. 1986 Mar;26(3):225-35.

 

Ballistics: a pathophysiologic examination of the wounding mechanisms of firearms: Part II.

Barach E, Tomlanovich M, Nowak R.

J Trauma. 1986 Apr;26(4):374-83.