Timing of Injury in Human Thermal Burns

    Volume 19, Issue 4 (October 1974)

    ISSN: 0022-1198


    Published Online: 1 October 1974

    Page Count: 7

    Stahl, CJ
    Chief, Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, Washington, D.C.

    Raasch, FO
    Regional consultant in forensic pathology, U.S. Naval Hospital, San Diego, Calif.

    Hirvonen, JI
    Professor of forensic medicine, University of Oulu, Oulu,

    (Received 5 November 1973; accepted 6 February 1974)


    How old is a burn? The answer is obviously important to the forensic pathologist. To provide some guidelines to the pathologist, this study of thermal burns delineates the histologic changes in a group of people who survived from a few hours to 15 days.

    Paper ID: JFS10461J

    DOI: 10.1520/JFS10461J

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    Title Timing of Injury in Human Thermal Burns
    Symposium , 0000-00-00
    Committee E30