strangulation

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strangulation

[‚straŋ·gyə′lā·shən]
(medicine)
Asphyxiation due to obstruction of the air passages, as by external pressure on the neck.
Constriction of a part producing arrest of the circulation, as strangulation of a hernia.
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We suggest that forensic pathologists record the alleged manner of death when they are uncertain, which can include a proviso stating that such information is for statistical purposes only.
Deaths due to sharp force injuries in Bexar County, Texas, with respect to the manner of death. Am J Forensic Med Pathol.
The data collected included demographic details (age, gender and race), scene of accident, place of death, external cause/circumstance of death and manner of death.
In addition, a detailed medico-legal investigation is required in order to elucidate the manner of death and correct interpretation of accidental nature of hanging.
Data on suicide death might be underreported because of stigma of this manner of death. (7) Another limitation is that mortality data only describe the tip of the iceberg.
Diagnoses i.e., cause and manner of death was confirmed by performing autopsy and wherever necessary, a radiologist was consulted especially in cases involving firearms injuries also.
Information included year of death, age at time of injury/death, sex, manner of death (homicide, suicide, accidental, undetermined), cause of death, body regions affected by trauma (head, neck, chest, abdomen, pelvis, upper limbs, lower limbs) and survival time between the event and death.
The results of the study show that "without witnessing the struggle and manner of death," the birds would share with one another the presence of a dead bird, the researchers wrote.
Manner of death, said Mahyr, means determining homicide, suicide, natural causes, accident or undetermined.
They describe the process of death, the cause and manner of death determinations, physiological changes, and the medico-legal death investigation system; the physical, informational, and behavioral components of an investigation; the four phases of homicide; the scientific method for investigators; the responsibilities of first responders; how to conduct the preliminary crime scene investigation and develop leads; the victimology report; the autopsy; the interview process; the reconstruction phase; investigating suicides; common mistakes; and report writing and coordinating the investigation with the prosecution.
These documents are primarily from forensic reports that relate to the manner of death suffered by the secretary and appear to incriminate Ines.
They have denounced the Hutton report as a "whitewash" which "failed adequately to address the cause of death itself and the manner of death".