Stud Guns Revisited: Report of a Suicide and Literature Review
Weedn V W~~Mittleman R E
Stud guns hilti (powder-actuated fastening tools) are a commonly used construction tool. Accidental injuries & fatalities are no longer frequent, presumably because of current safety features & practices. A case of an intentional fatal wound (suicide) is described. A literature review of stud gun injuries is also presented.