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“Underreporting is a serious issue when it comes to strangulation. I rarely see strangulation indicated in medical histories, and after deciding to conduct this study on the subject, I was surprised to see how high the numbers were in connection to intimate partner violence,” said lead author Bharti Khurana, MD, MBA, an emergency radiologist in the Department of Radiology at the Brigham. “Our objective with this paper is to raise awareness of strangulation among not only patients and victims, but also medical providers.”

Source:  Brigham and Women’s Hospital

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