Kanoff R, Moncman M, Henick W, King C. Cranial gunshot wounds. J Am Osteopath Assoc 1990;90(6):515. doi: 10.7556/jaoa.19188.8.131.525.
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Cranial gunshot wounds frequently produce devastating injuries to central nervous system structures. This article reviews pertinent principles of ballistics to explain several mechanisms of injury to the brain. A series of 21 consecutive cases of cranial gunshot wounds is presented outlining a protocol for management and identifying factors of prognostic significance.
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