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Survey Results of Women Who Have Been Strangled While in an Abusive Relationship

The Journal of Emergency Medicine - 2017

Few studies attempt to examine individual methods of domestic abuse. The objectives of this study are to evaluate strangulation as a method of domestic violence abuse: to determine the incidence of strangulation occurrence within the... Read More

A Review of 300 Attempted Strangulation Cases Part III: Injuries in Fatal Cases

The Journal of Emergency Medicine - 2001

A review of 300 cases of alleged strangulation assault, submitted for misdemeanor prosecution by the San Diego City Attorney’s Office, led to a search for medical evidence that would be useful to prosecute these cases... Read More

A Review of 300 Attempted Strangulation Cases Part II: Clinical Evaluation of the Surviving Victim

The Journal of Emergency Medicine - 2001

Medical literature describing victims who survive strangulation is scant. The majority of articles on strangulation are found in the forensic literature, describing the post-mortem findings on autopsy. This article presents a suggested protocol for the... Read More

A Review of 300 Attempted Strangulation Cases Part I: Criminal Legal Issues

The Journal of Emergency Medicine - 2002

Three hundred strangulation cases, submitted for misdemeanor prosecution to the San Diego City Attorney’s Office, were evaluated to determine the signs and symptoms of attempted strangulation that could be used to corroborate the victim’s allegation... Read More

Walking and Talking Victims of Strangulation: Is there a New Epidemic? A Commentary

The Journal of Emergency Medicine - 2001

This issue of the Journal of Emergency Medicine presents five articles addressing the issue of manual strangulation in surviving victims of intimate partner violence. These landmark articles reveal to the medical community what the social... Read More