Assessing and managing injury in custody

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

in Oxford Handbook of Forensic Medicine

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

Series: Oxford Medical Handbooks

Assessing and managing injury in custody

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Approach to assessment of injury - Clinical assessment of injury - Documenting injuries - Restraint techniques and injuries - Chemical restraint agents - Handcuffs - Injury from police weapons - Taser - Head injury from a custody perspective - Head injury assessment - Referral of head injury to hospital - Custody management of head injury - Facial injury - Spinal injury - Skin wounds - Bite wounds - Closed limb injury - Upper limb injury - Lower limb injury - Blunt chest injury - Abdominal injury

Chapter.  8948 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Forensic Medicine

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