Volume 25, Issue 4 (October 1980)

    “Foreshoring”: Characteristics of Shored Entry Wounds and Corresponding Wounds with Shoring Material as an Intermediate Target

    (Received 30 November 1979; accepted 27 February 1980)

    Published Online: October

    CODEN: JFSOAD

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    Abstract

    Just as an exit wound can be shored by firm material pressed against the skin, so can an entry wound. The configuration of supported entrance wounds is examined in relation to type of shoring material and weapon caliber, by using anesthetized pigs. Corresponding wounds with the same shoring materials used as intermediate targets are also studied.


    Author Information:

    Dixon, DS
    Deputy medical examiner, Office of the Chief Medical Examiner, Washington, District of Columbia


    Stock #: JFS11289J

    ISSN: 0022-1198

    DOI: 10.1520/JFS11289J

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    Title “Foreshoring”: Characteristics of Shored Entry Wounds and Corresponding Wounds with Shoring Material as an Intermediate Target
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    Committee E30