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Indian Journal of Forensic Medicine & Toxicology
Year : 2019, Volume : 13, Issue : 1
First page : ( 111) Last page : ( 114)
Print ISSN : 0973-9122. Online ISSN : 0973-9130.
Article DOI : 10.5958/0973-9130.2019.00023.9

Study of Pattern of Thoracoabdominal Injuries in Railway Deaths

Satish K V1, Shobhana S S2,*

1Prof & Head, Dept of Forensic Medicine & Toxicology, Bowring & Lady Curzon Bangalore

2Assistant Professor, Dept of Forensic Medicine & Toxicology, Vydehi Institute of Medical Sciences & Research Centre, Bangalore

*Corresponding author: Shobhana S S Assistant Professor, Dept of Forensic Medicine & Toxicology, Vydehi Institute of Medical Sciences & Research Centre, Bangalore-560050 E mail id: Shobhana_mbbs@yahoo.co.in Mobile No: 9886680093

Online published on 8 February, 2019.

Abstract

India is a country where the use of railways as a transport is extensive, because it is economical as well as easily available. Though the utility of railways are many but drawback associated is railway death are also common. The current study is an attempt made to study the pattern of thoraco abdominal injuries associated with railway deaths. The incidence is common among males, and with age group of 21–30 years. Head injuries are common followed thoraco abdominal injuries. Lacerations and abrasions are common external injuries.

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Keywords

Transportation, Railway death, Thoraco abdominal injuries.

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