Ultraviolet Radiation and Its Role in Wound Pattern Documentation

    Volume 37, Issue 6 (November 1992)

    ISSN: 0022-1198

    CODEN: JFSOAD

    Page Count: 14


    Frair, J
    Assistant Professor, Pittsburg State University, Pittsburg, KS

    West, M
    Office of the Medical Examiner, Hattiesburg, MS

    Barsley, RE
    Professor of Oral Diagnosis, LSU Medical School, New Orleans, LA

    Stewart, W
    Forensic Investigator, State of Alabama, Birmingham, AL

    (Received 2 October 1991; accepted 24 February 1992)

    Abstract

    The history of ultraviolet illumination in photography is discussed. Particular attention is devoted to the forensic aspects of ultraviolet photography as it relates to patterned injury on human skin. The authors discuss the theory underlying ultraviolet illumination of wounds on skin as well as the equipment required for this type of imaging.


    Paper ID: JFS13339J

    DOI: 10.1520/JFS13339J

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    Title Ultraviolet Radiation and Its Role in Wound Pattern Documentation
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    Committee E30