Mar 6, 2017
This episode covers Chapter 65 of Rosen’s
Emergency Medicine. Its a big intro into the next few chapters
covering forensic medicine in the emergency department. Tighten up
those boot straps, this stuff is heavy!
are some pearls and pitfalls for ER physicians when dealing with
Forensic Emergency Medicine?
are proper terms used to describe wound injury
- What’s the anatomy of a cartridge (bullet)?
What are the types and important aspects of wound
signs would you see for the various ranges of fire of a
are common red flags to alert you to the possibility of domestic
violence? What risk factors make domestic violence more
- Describe the different types of blunt force
pattern injuries and the pathophysiology of how they occur. Do the
same for sharp force and thermal wounds.
does the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act permit
a physician to disclose to the investigating law enforcement