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A Comparison of Self-Inflicted Stab Wounds Versus Assault-Induced Stab Wounds

Sanghyun Ahn 1 , Dong Jin Kim 1 , Kwang Yeol Paik 1 , Jae Hee Chung 1 , Woo-Chan Park 1 , Wook Kim 1 and In Kyu Lee 1 , *
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1 Departments of Surgery, Mary’s Hospital, College of Medicine, Catholic University of Korea, Seoul, Korea
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  • Trauma Monthly: November 01, 2016, 21 (5); e25304
  • Published Online: June 7, 2016
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: November 12, 2014
  • Revised: December 15, 2014
  • Accepted: December 19, 2014
  • DOI: 10.5812/traumamon.25304

To Cite: Ahn S, Kim D J, Paik K Y, Chung J H, Park W, et al. A Comparison of Self-Inflicted Stab Wounds Versus Assault-Induced Stab Wounds, Trauma Mon. 2016 ; 21(5):e25304. doi: 10.5812/traumamon.25304.

Abstract
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1. Background
2. Objectives
3. Patients and Methods
4. Results
5. Discussion
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