stab wound


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stab wound

a puncture wound produced by the stabbing motion of a knife or similar object.
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Giving evidence, Dr Leadbeatter gave the preliminary cause of death as the stab wound to right thigh.
He said she died as a result of shock and haemorrhage following the stab wounds, particularly the one to the neck.
Prof Cassidy told the jury Johnson's death was due to a single stab wound to the front of his chest and haemorrhages to the heart and aorta.
Formally opening an inquest into their deaths at Llangefni yesterday North west Wales coroner Dewi Pritchard Jones was told the boy suffered four groups of major stab wounds.
Introduction: Selective non-operative management based on clinical assessment has been shown to be a generally safe approach in the management of penetrating stab wounds of the torso.
CAIRO: Zamalek marksman Sayed Mosaad was hospitalized after sustaining stab wounds in a fight with a taxi driver.
Officers were called to a property on Tideswell Road, Perry Barr, in the early hours of Sunday after a man sustained a single stab wound. The man, who has not been named, was taken to hospital where he later died.
One stab wound went into his chest and penetrated his heart, the captain said.
Of 148 homicides from stabbing recorded by the Royal London Hospital, 67 had a single, fatal stab wound. (5) The researcher calculated that of these 67 single wounds, 22 hit the heart and 17 the heart and a lung.
An 18-year-old man suffered a non-life-threatening stab wound during the incident and has been treated at the University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff.
Ewing said a post-mortem revealed she died of a stab wound to the leg that damaged large blood vessels that "would have caused rapid and profuse blood loss and death".
| July 3: Alex Leonard , aged 22, died after suffering a single stab wound to the chest in Woodgate Gardens, Bartley Green, on July 3.