Pattern and Profile of Injuries Sustained During Assault by Sharp Weapon: A Prosective Study During Year 2015-16 at Sms Medical College-Jaipur

Authors

  • N.L. Disania 1 , Rajesh Kumar Verma2 , R.K. Punia3 , Vinod Kumari Jat4

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.37506/ijfmt.v14i3.10331

Keywords:

Assault, Sharp, Incised, Stab, Shock.

Abstract

Introduction: Death and injuries by sharp weapons needs proper attention as regards to their pattern and

manner of infliction. This study was thus undertaken to obtain statistical data of the injuries caused by sharp

force in fatal and non-fatal medico-legal cases at SMS Hospital, Jaipur to evaluate their pattern and medico

legal profile for of intentional injuries inflicted by others.

Material and method: This study consisted of all the Medico-legal cases of sharp force trauma inflicted

by others during assault, including fatal and non-fatal cases comes in department of Forensic Medicine of

S.M.S. Medical college Jaipur during the period extending from April, 2015 to March, 2016. A total no. of

93 cases of sharp weapon injuries were studied.

Observations: Males predominated in the present study with 86.02% of cases. Injury inflicted by others was

more common in urban population (90.32%). In this study majority of cases of injuries inflicted by others

were incised with 62 cases (60.78%) In 24 cases single edged weapon was used to inflict stab wound. Out

of all the cases only 5 succumbed to death and was most commonly resulted from by hemorrhagic shock (4

cases).

Author Biography

N.L. Disania 1 , Rajesh Kumar Verma2 , R.K. Punia3 , Vinod Kumari Jat4

1 Associate Professor, 2Associate Professor, 3Senior Professor, Forensic Medicine S.M.S Medical College, Jaipur

Rajasthan, 4 Medial Officer, Forensic Medicine Mahatma Gandhi Medical College, Jaipur Rajasthan

Published

2020-07-30

How to Cite

N.L. Disania 1 , Rajesh Kumar Verma2 , R.K. Punia3 , Vinod Kumari Jat4. (2020). Pattern and Profile of Injuries Sustained During Assault by Sharp Weapon: A Prosective Study During Year 2015-16 at Sms Medical College-Jaipur. Indian Journal of Forensic Medicine & Toxicology, 14(3), 83-87. https://doi.org/10.37506/ijfmt.v14i3.10331