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Preschooler development

A less-rebellious age Boys and girls around three have reached a Preschooler stage in their emotional development when they feel that their fathers and mothers are wonderful people and they want to be like them. The automatic resistance and hostility that were just below the surface in the two-year-old seem to …

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Your 2 year old child

2 year old toddler time “A tumultuous time”: Some refer to this period as the “terrible twos”. It’s not really a terrible time, though; it’s a terrific time, although few call it the “terrific twos”. It’s a time when your child is beginning to come into her own and learn …

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Child development 12-24 months

Tough time handling baby’s Behavior Dawdling: A mother of eighteen-year-old boy talks with him every day to the grocery store. She complains that instead of walking right along, he wanders across the sidewalk and climbs the front steps of every house they pass on the way. The more she calls …

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Bomb Explosion Wounds or Injuries

A bomb is a container filled with an explosive mixture and missiles, which is fired either by detonator or a fuse. Terrorist bombs often involve only 2 to 10 kg of explosives. When an explosion occurs, the explosive material produces a large volume of gas, and releases a large amount …

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Medico legal questions involving a firearm crime

Medico legal questions involving a firearm crime Is the injury caused by discharge of firearm? Firearm wounds are recognized by the appearance of clothing and body entrance and exit wounds, the track of the bullet, and the presence of bullet or pellets and residual matter in the clothing or around …

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Crime scene investigation for Gunshot murder

In crime scene investigation, before any items of evidence are moved, photographs must be taken from different angles to show respective positions of various items of evidence, including the victim. Photographs should also be taken after various objects are moved, for cartridge cases or bullets may be found under the …

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Firearm wounds and its types

There are many types of wounds related to firearm as listed below: Atypical Entrance Wound (a) For a few microseconds after the bullet leaves the muzzle (up to about 50 meters for a pistol or 150 meters for a rifle), there may be a “tail wobble’ or “tail wag”. This …

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The severity of Rifle wound

The Rifle wound inflicted on the body are similar to pistol but produce more damage. They vary considerably and produce most unexpected results. The flame may extend up to 15 to 20 cm. Unburnt powder grains and small metallic particles are not found beyond 75 cm. Smoke is absent beyond …

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Types of Gunshot wounds

Gunshot wound from revolvers and Automatic Pistols are of different types. Entrance Wound They may be classified on the distance of the muzzle of a firearm from the body; contact, close, near and distant. The flame extends up to 8 cm; smoke up to 30 cm. and unburnt and partially …

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Types of Shotgun wounds

The character of a shotgun wound depends on the Distance From which the Weapon is Discharged. The discharge produces a long, shallow cone with its apex close to the muzzle of the shotgun and the further along the cone the victim is situated, the larger its pattern will be. Contact …

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Baby eyes

Many babies develop a mild redness of the eyes a few days after birth. This is probably caused by an immature tear duct that may be partially obstructed. It doesn’t require any treatment, as it usually clears up by itself Baby eyes blocked tear duct – Another kind of very …

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Baby Rashes – types and treatment

Baby Rashes are often hard to describe in words, and though most rashes aren’t too serious, some are signs of illnesses that need prompt medical attention. It’s always to reasonable to show an unidentified rash to your baby’s doctor or nurse practitioner. Common diaper rashes Most babies have sensitive skin …

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What is an incised wound

An incised wound (cut, slash, slice) is a clean cut through the tissues, (usually the skin and subcutaneous tissues, including blood vessels), caused by sharp-edged instrument, which is longer than it is deep. It is produced by the pressure and friction against the tissue, by an object having a sharp …

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Lacerations

Lacerations are tears or splits of skin, mucous membranes, muscle or internal organs produced by application of blunt force to broad area of the body, which crushed or stretched tissues beyond the limits of their elasticity. They are also called tears or ruptures. Localized portions of tissue are displaced by …

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Bruises or Contusions

Bruises or Contusions – A contusion is an effusion of blood into the tissues, due to the rupture of blood vessels (veins, venules and arterioles), caused by blunt trauma, such as fist, stone, stick, bar, whip, boot, etc. Contusions may be present not only in skin, but also in internal organs, …

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