6. An Unusual Case of Accidental Smothering

T. Suzuki, N. Ikeda, A. Harada, K. Umetsu

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A rare accidental death case is presented in which four pieces of packing tape adhered tightly over the nose and mouth. The notes for his experimental report, left in his room, suggested that the accident happened during his trial to prove his theory on respiration to improve physical exercise.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)68-70
Number of pages3
JournalMedicine, Science and the Law
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1992
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Issues, ethics and legal aspects
  • Health Policy
  • Law


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