Jonathan P. Wyatt, Tim Squires, Guy Norfolk and Jason Payne-James

in Oxford Handbook of Forensic Medicine

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780199229949
Published online September 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780191729812 | DOI:

Series: Oxford Medical Handbooks


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Definitions and historical perspective - Clinical features of asphyxia - Strangulation - Hanging - Compression asphyxia - Smothering - Choking - Autoerotic asphyxia - Drowning

Chapter.  4453 words. 

Subjects: Forensic Medicine

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