Asked in Military Medicine
How do you dress a gunshot wounds?
May 27, 2011 11:07PM
Like any other typical puncture wound. First it should be evaluated for infection and life severity before any dressing would be performed. Suggestion then could be made by a physician depending on the size and depth of the wound.
Asked in Demographics
How many people die by gunshot wounds per year?
Most people die from gunshot wounds due to gangs or accidentally or someone trying to shoot them. Otherwise about 908,963 people die a year from gunshot wounds. So be careful and make sure you dont get raped Nonsense. The Centers for Disease Control statistics state that there were 110,000 fatal AND non-fatal gunshot wounds in 1998. Can't find any stats since.
Asked in Mexico
How many gunshot deaths occur each year in mexico?
Asked in Medical Terminology
What is the medical term on gunshot wounds on the head?
Gunshot wound to the head. On a medical chart this would be documented as... pt c/o GSW to head (patient complains of gunshot wound to the head). There would be other terminology to describe it. Where it entered or exited and what other trauma is present...but yeah...just...gunshot wound to the head.