CHE113PATHOLOGY6 - • Dark blue/purple(1-18 hours •...

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CHE113 Forensic Science Nicolas Canel Forensic Pathology Normal Postmortem Changes 1. rigor mortis 2. livor mortis 3. desiccation 4. putrefaction 5. autolysis Types of Wounds (Trauma) 1. Lacerations 2. Incised Wound 3. Puncture 4. Abrasion 5. Contusion 6. Gunshot Common Types of Trauma (1) Firearm Injuries (2) Drowning/Asphyxia (3) Blunt Force Trauma (4) Sharp Force Trauma (5) Vehicular Trauma (6) Fire-Related Deaths (7) Sudden and Unexplained Deaths Abrasions Contusions Color changes a bruise goes through can give rough estimate of time of injury
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Unformatted text preview: • Dark blue/purple (1-18 hours) • Blue/brown (~1 to 2days) • Green (~ 2 to 3 days) • Yellow (~3 to 7 days) Assumes person is healthy. Gunshot Wounds Things for pathologist to learn: • type of firearm • distance of gun to victim • entrance vs exit wounds • track of projectile Stippling – powder burns on the skin when the gun is inches to a few feet from the victim...
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This note was uploaded on 03/01/2012 for the course CHE 113 taught by Professor Spencer during the Spring '08 term at Syracuse.

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