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Physiological Consequences of Strangulation Seconds to Minute Timeline

Training Institute on Strangulation Prevention - 2019

This one-page Seconds to Minutes graphic timeline shows the physiological consequences of strangulation due to occlusion of arterial blood flow. Created by: Ruth Carter; Bill Smock, MD; Gael Strack, JD; Yesenia Aceves, BA; Marisol Martinez,... Read More

Signos y Sintomas de Estrangulamiento (Signs and Symptoms of Strangulation – Spanish)

Training Institute on Strangulation Prevention - 2017

This is a visual representation of the signs and symptoms of strangulation. Symptoms can include petechiae, loss of memory, loss of consciousness, urination, defecation, ringing in the ears, raspy voice, and pain swallowing. Esta es... Read More

Signs and Symptoms of Strangulation

Training Institute on Strangulation Prevention - 2017

This is a visual representation of the signs and symptoms of strangulation. Symptoms can include petechiae, loss of memory, loss of consciousness, urination, defecation, ringing in the ears, raspy voice and pain swallowing. Read More

Choking? Strangulation? Whatever you Call it, it Happens Way Too Often (Radio Show / Podcast)

3 Women 3 Ways - 2017

Victims often say, “he choked me,” but experts call it strangulation. Whatever you call it, it happens way too often, is really hard to spot, and it has really disastrous long-term consequences. Can we treat... Read More

First Responders to the Last Warning Shot: The Critical Role of Dispatchers in Non-Fatal Strangulation Cases

Training Institute on Strangulation Prevention - 2017

Dispatchers are often the pathway to the safety of victims, children, and officers. 911 dispatchers can make the difference between life or death situations. In this special chapter for dispatchers, we discuss how 911 tapes... Read More