Spectrum of injuries with "less-lethal" beanbag weapons: pictorial essay
Beanbag; Blunt injuries; Penetrating injuries; Traumatic injuries
Beanbag weapons are gaining popularity with increasing daily use as a non-lethal or less-lethal alternative to traditional firearms. While these are considered "less-lethal," these are associated with a spectrum of serious injuries. We present a pictorial essay of these injuries ranging from mild skin contusions to more severe solid organ injuries.
Motamedi, Damon Salar; Fitzgerald, Zachary Todd; Schmit, Berndt; and Mushtaq, Raza, "Spectrum of injuries with "less-lethal" beanbag weapons: pictorial essay" (2022). GW Authored Works. Paper 1921.