Yann Golanski wrote:
For those interested in doing some research the following URLs may help: http://www.jtrauma.com/
which is the main site for the Journal of Trauma and http://www.europeantrauma.net/
which is its European brother.
Such papers as "Mortality and Prognostic Factors in Penetrating Injuries of the Aorta", "Violence-Related Injury and Intimate Partner Violence in an Urban Emergency Department" and "Stab Wounds to the Head with Intracranial Penetration" should give you all the evidence to convince you that if you are attacked by a knife yeilding maniac you should give your walet and run for it not practice half-learned Aikido techniques.
Theres not much in my wallet anyway...but no one is having the credit cards from my sock....who would want them ?