Accession Number:

ADA181121

Title:

Wounds and Injuries of the Soft Tissues

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

LETTERMAN ARMY INST OF RESEARCH PRESIDIO OF SAN FRANCISCO CA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1987-04-01

Pagination or Media Count:

16.0

Abstract:

The projectile-tissue interaction has been explained and data showing the location of tissue disruption for various projectiles has been presented in the form of wound profiles. The major misconceptions in understanding of missile caused wounds and their treatment have been analyzed and their error exposed using wound profiles and other known data. Keywords Gunshot wounds Perforating wounds High velocity missile Military medicine Kinetic energy transfer.

Subject Categories:

  • Weapons Effects (Biological)

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE