Specialization in Strangulation
Identification of strangulation: victims, perpetrators, causes, missed medical diagnosis and beyond.
Help reduce the number of life-long complications, including delayed death, related to non-fatal strangulation. Help the courts discover strangulation evidence in medical charts, aide in persecutions, parole releases, civil liabilities. Help train emergency department personnel in the proper identification and treatment of victims of non-fatal strangulation.
Greater than 50% of all autopsies performed on strangulation cases have NO VISIBLE BRUISES! People are literally strangled, to death, without any external evidence of being mortally wounded. Death can occur hours, days, weeks, even months after a SINGLE hands-to-neck event. Victims are being sent home from hospitals without proper treatments and advanced diagnostic tests due to a staggering level of ignorance across America’s Emergency departments. prn SANE aims to educate front-line responders in risk identification, to assist the courts in documentation for prosecution or defense, and to discover evidence of strangulation buried in medical records for treatment and legal pursuits.