Make your own free website on Tripod.com

FORENSIC NURSING

Bite Marks

Home
Bite Marks
Child Abuse
Blunt Trauma
Patterned Injuries
Domestic Violence
Suicide
Testimony
Workplace Violence
Sharp Trauma
Gunshots
John R. McPhail
The Body as a Crime Scene
JCAHO STANDARDS
Forensics More than Death Investigation
Questions about Certification
What Is Forensic Nursing
Resume
Forensic Textbooks and Educational Material
Living Forensics

dogbite1.jpg

Dog Bite

BITE MARKS

 

Bite Mark Injuries

          1.Indentation

          2.Punctures

          3.Petechiae (small pinpoint bruising)

          4.Ecchymoses (larger bruised areas)

          5.Abrasions

 

ABC’s of Bite Marks

 

          Always preserve bite mark evidence

          Be precise and follow the appropriate protocol

          Call in a forensic odontologist (through police, coroner or medical examiner)

          Don’t touch the bite marks prior to gloving

Forensic2005@comcast.net