Episode 60 – Less Lethal Law Enforcement Weapons

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Episode 60 – Less Lethal Law Enforcement Weapons

EMplify – August 2021

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August 2021 Pediatric Emergency Medicine Practice
Authors: Jessica Osterman, MD , Cara Buchanan, MD
What kinds of less-lethal weapons are law enforcement using?
  • Pepper spray
  • Conducted Electrical Weapons (CEWs)
  • K-9s
  • Beanbag guns
  • Rubber bullets
  • Stingballs
Differential Diagnosis
Prehospital Care
Trauma Informed Care
Conductive Electrical Weapons – Taser
Chemical Irritants- Pepper Spray, Tear Gas
K9 Injuries
Kinetic Impact Projectiles- Rubber Bullets, Beanbags, Sting Balls/Grenades

Last Updated on January 25, 2023

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