Accession Number:

AD0754580

Title:

Methods Used in the Dissection and Study of Wound Tracts in Goats.

Descriptive Note:

Technical rept. Dec 71-Jun 72,

Corporate Author:

EDGEWOOD ARSENAL MD

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1972-11-01

Pagination or Media Count:

17.0

Abstract:

The report describes detailed methods used in the dissection and study of wound tracts produced by various types of missiles. Before attempting to trace a wound tract in any animal, the prosector must have a thorough knowledge of the anatomy of that particular animal. Depending on the severity of the wound, the procedure of tracing the wound tract may take as long as 3 hours. The method used will involve taking precise measurements along the wound tract and giving a detailed description of the tissue traversed. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Weapons Effects (Biological)

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE