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Wednesday, September 11 • 2:30pm - 3:45pm
Traumatic Blunt Force Injuries

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Bumps and Bruises and Cuts Oh My! A Guide to Traumatic Blunt Force Injuries This presentation is designed to teach attorneys and investigators about various injuries that result from Blunt Force Trauma. Bruises/Contusions, Abrasions, Lacerations and Avulsions are all discussed with definitions, examples and information on each wound. Dating of bruises is included as well is information on multiple injuries. Pressure ulcer prevention, assessment and staging are discussed. The purpose of the presentation is to assist attorneys and investigators in understanding the causative factors behind injuries from Blunt Force Trauma and provide them with in-depth knowledge regarding the potential indications of such injuries.

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Tara Godoy

Forensic nurses, doctors and toxicologists, Godoy Medical Forensics
We are Godoy Medical Forensics, Inc.When a case that needs a medical expert witness, most attorneys think to call a doctor. Sometimes a simple review of the medical records and a consultation will answer the questions you have. Our registered nurses have a strong clinical background... Read More →


Wednesday September 11, 2019 2:30pm - 3:45pm PDT
Room 119