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Anatomy & Mechanisms of Injury (MAINE)

By Brooke MeyerApril 13, 2022No Comments

Part 2: Forms of asphyxiation and the internal structures impacted; questions to ask regarding mechanisms of assault


After completing Part 2, officers will be able to:

  • Describe what happens internally when an assault involves asphyxiation;
  • Recognize all forms of asphyxiation, including strangulation;
  • Identify the internal structures impacted by asphyxiation; and
  • Ask questions to determine the mechanisms of the assault and how these factors indicate the seriousness of the crime.