Year: 1988 Source: Annals of Emergency Medicine, v.17, no.3, (March 1988), p.247-253 SIEC No: 20021220

A consecutive series of 67 patients who had sustained self-inflicted gunshot wounds of the brain was reviewed retrospectively to evaluate factors determining outcome. Overall mortality, degree of disability in survivors, & survival time after injury in fatally wounded patients were assessed. (18 refs)