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Cranial gunshot wounds.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  2104508     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Cranial gunshot wounds frequently produce devastating injuries to central nervous system structures. This article reviews pertinent principles of ballistics to explain several mechanisms of injury to the brain. A series of 21 consecutive cases of cranial gunshot wounds is presented outlining a protocol for management and identifying factors of prognostic significance.
R B Kanoff; M G Moncman; W Henick; C King
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of the American Osteopathic Association     Volume:  90     ISSN:  0098-6151     ISO Abbreviation:  J Am Osteopath Assoc     Publication Date:  1990 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1990-07-19     Completed Date:  1990-07-19     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7503065     Medline TA:  J Am Osteopath Assoc     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  515-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
Division of Neurosurgery, Metropolitan Hospitals and Osteopathic Medical Center, Philadelphia.
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MeSH Terms
Brain Injuries / mortality,  physiopathology,  therapy*
Middle Aged
Wounds, Gunshot / mortality,  physiopathology,  therapy*
Comment In:
J Am Osteopath Assoc. 1991 May;91(5):425, 428, 430   [PMID:  2061096 ]
J Am Osteopath Assoc. 1990 Jun;90(6):504   [PMID:  2351578 ]

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