I was going to say the same things, a forensics text and/or database, etc. and Google Images.


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From: Medical Libraries Discussion List [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of Susan Fowler
Sent: Tuesday, June 26, 2012 12:47 PM
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Subject: Re: unusual question

I would search worldcat to locate a forensics book. I located the

1. Practical homicide investigation : tactics, procedures, and forensic
techniques /
Author: Geberth, Vernon J.
Publication: Boca Raton, FL : CRC/Taylor & Francis, 2006
Document: English : Book
Libraries Worldwide: 209

2.Firearms, the law, and forensic ballistics /
Author: Warlow, T. A.
Publication: Boca Raton, FL : CRC Press, 2012
Document: English : Book
Libraries Worldwide: 27

For an immediate approach to pacify till the books can be obtained I also
tried a Google Images search "shotgun wadding slug skin imprint" and found

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On Tue, Jun 26, 2012 at 11:34 AM, Cynthia Perkins <
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> Hello all
> We received a question from a county corner yesterday and are stumped.
> here is what he told us "shotgun wound case (homicide) with slug
> ammunition and noticed an imprint on the skin, probably from the shotgun
> wadding. Looking for articles with images of wadding imprints on skin
> with shotgun injuries".
> We found a couple that mentioned the shotgun wadding, but no real
> images. We have searched PubMed, Google Scholar, MD Consult, Cochrane,
> our EBSCO databases and Mosby's Nursing Consult. Tried a few derm and
> trauma texts too.
> Any ideas?
> Thanks
> Cindy
> Cindy Perkins
> Manager, Medical Library
> Children's Hospital Central California
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