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Fatal injury caused by a ram (Ovis aries) attack : case report


Škavić, Petar; Šprem, Nikica; Kostelić, Antun
Fatal injury caused by a ram (Ovis aries) attack : case report // Journal of forensic sciences, 60 (2015), 5; 1380-1382 doi:10.1111/1556-4029.12813 (međunarodna recenzija, članak, znanstveni)


Naslov
Fatal injury caused by a ram (Ovis aries) attack : case report

Autori
Škavić, Petar ; Šprem, Nikica ; Kostelić, Antun

Izvornik
Journal of forensic sciences (0022-1198) 60 (2015), 5; 1380-1382

Vrsta, podvrsta i kategorija rada
Radovi u časopisima, članak, znanstveni

Ključne riječi
Forensic science; forensic medicine; animal injuries; blunt injuries; autopsy; sheep; trauma

Sažetak
Animal-inflicted injuries to humans are a major public health problem around the world resulting in great morbidity, money loss and mortality. They are related to wild and domestic animals alike. Animals can cause injuries by various mechanisms – biting, stinging, crushing, goring, stomping, butting, kicking, pecking, etc. We present a case of a ram's attack with fatal consequences. A 4-year old, 120 kg jezersko-solčava breed ram with prior history of aggressive behavior inflicted multiple injuries to his 83-year-old owner who died in the hospital a few hours later. The autopsy revealed the cause of death to be multiple injuries of the thorax and the head. Sheep, even though they are not considered large farm animals, like cattle and horses, can inflict serious injuries with devastating results.

Izvorni jezik
Engleski

Znanstvena područja
Temeljne medicinske znanosti, Poljoprivreda (agronomija)



POVEZANOST RADA


Ustanove
Medicinski fakultet, Zagreb,
Agronomski fakultet, Zagreb

Časopis indeksira:


  • Current Contents Connect (CCC)
  • Web of Science Core Collection (WoSCC)
    • Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXP)
    • SCI-EXP, SSCI i/ili A&HCI
  • Scopus
  • MEDLINE


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