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forensic medicine

n. research, reports, and testimony in court by experts in medical science to assist in determining a legal question. Cause of death is a common issue determined by pathologists who may be coroners or medical examiners. (See: forensic)

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forensic medicine

see FORENSIC.
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Though in MBBS third year forensic medicine is taught it is just a theoretical subject and does not involve any practical work.
He suggested that all forensic departments must also immediately focus on capacity building and training of professionals in the field of forensic medicine with particular relevance to postmortem.
This research used two questionnaires, one open-ended and a closed-ended peer reviewed questionnaire, where only the content validity was assessed by the other faculties of Forensic Medicine and other medical specialists.
(2) Department of Forensic Medicine, Ankara University Faculty of Medicine, Forensic Genetics Laboratory, Ankara, Turkey
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The final report of the Egyptian department of forensic medicine will be completed and announced next week, at which point it will be submitted to the general prosecutor to complete the investigations.
As seen in the present case, obeying universal clinical forensic medicine principles such as interviewing with the patient or witness alone was important for the appropriateness of the forensic investigation.
Similarly, Dr.Shagufta Shafi, Bacha Khan Medical College Mardan as Associate Professor Forensic Medicine (BS-20), Dr.
The subject of Forensic Medicine and Toxicology is once again for the umptieth time being challenged and an attempt is being made to undermine not only the subject but the legal framework of the country.
Damascus, SANA -- People's Assembly passed a bill on establishing the General Commission for Forensic Medicine during its session held on Monday and chaired by Speaker of People's Assembly Mohammed Jihad al-Laham.
The UAE's various police departments have made strides in forensic medicine, especially through their use of the latest scientific technologies.

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