n CME : Your SA Journal of CPD - Not to be taken ... too seriously

Volume 21, Issue 3
  • ISSN : 0256-2170



Extracted from text ... PERSISTENT SUICIDE An article in the International Journal of Legal Medicine (2001;115(3): 167-169) describes the case of a man who committed suicide in his bathroom using a small pocket knife. He self-inflicted a total of 92 stab wounds on the forehead, in both temples, the anterior aspect of the neck, the back of the neck, the chest and the sides of his trunk. He caused a large soft-tissue defect on the forehead, 3 perforations of the frontal bone (but no brain injury) and two ribs were severed in the bony part, one of which carried a star-like pattern from ..

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