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Medicolegal examination video goes viral, probe ordered

Agra: The video footage made during medicolegal examination of two women at the emergency ward of SN Medical College here that had gone viral on social media has added a new twist to the clash that allegedly broke out between doctors and the women’s ...

Source: Times of India
Published: 21 Apr 2018

Medlogix, LLC Announces Partnership with Minneapolis, Minnesota-Based Integrity Medicolegal Enterprises Through Completion of Acquisition

HAMILTON, N.J., Aug. 2, 2018 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Medlogix, LLC, a leading, national medical claims management solutions provider, announced today that it has acquired Minneapolis, Minnesota-based Integrity Medicolegal Enterprises ("Integrity"), a premier ...

Source: Markets Insider
Published: 02 Aug 2018

Symposium on Medicolegal Problems, under the Co-Sponsorship of the Institute of Medicine of Chicago and the Chicago Bar.

This small book represents a praiseworthy effort on the part of the Chicago Bar Association and the Chicago Institute of Medicine to bring some order into the chaos of medicolegal work. The method of presentation is that of a symposium. First doctors and ...

Source: Annals.org
Published: 01 Sep 2018

The Identification of Pentobarbital by Paper Chromatography in a Medicolegal Death

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Source: The New England Journal of Medicine
Published: 05 Apr 2018

Medicolegal risks and rewards of working at scale

To safely deliver new models of care it is essential that practices adapt their processes and structures. Processes that successfully deliver safe and effective care in a small, single partner practice are not likely to cater to all the risks faced by a ...

Source: Pulse
Published: 17 Jan 2017

Essentials of Medicolegal Death Investigation

Despatched in 2 business days. Essentials of Medicolegal Death Investigation uses a unique approach by combining medical issues, injury patterns, and investigative procedures to provide the reader with the basic fundamentals for a death investigation.

Source: Foyles
Published: 02 Sep 2017

Trauma, Disease, Compensation. A Handbook of Their Medicolegal Relations.

The increasing importance of workmen's compensation makes this volume of interest to medical men in Canada and America, inasmuch as the number of industrial casualties in these two countries reaches enormous figures, even greater than the casualties of the ...

Source: Annals.org
Published: 01 Aug 2018

The state medical examiner’s office is doing fewer autopsies. What does that mean for the public?

In August, it announced it had secured the full accreditationit had sought for years, an accomplishment hailed at the Nov. 15 meeting of the state Commission on Medicolegal Investigation. Board members, who oversee the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner ...

Source: The Boston Globe
Published: 05 Dec 2018

Carl’s parents hopeful after Kian slay verdict

Joe Daniel’s testimony matches that of Northern Police District medicolegal officer Chief Inspector Jocelyn Padilla Cruz, who said Carl was shot at close range while he was kneeling. She said his arms bore abrasions that indicated he was handcuffed and ...

Source: philstar.com
Published: 01 Dec 2018

Difficultly Distinguishing Drowning-Related Deaths From SUDEP

A database of patients with seizure-related deaths who underwent medicolegal investigation between 2000 and 2016 was used to identify persons with epilepsy-related drownings and SUDEPs. Patients with epilepsy-related drownings were categorized as belonging ...

Source: Clinical Advisor
Published: 05 Dec 2018

No standards: medicolegal investigation of deaths

Each year, about 230 000 residents of Canada die.1 In unexplained, unexpected or violent deaths, coroners or medical examiners are charged with determining why and how the person died.2 However, concerns have been raised about the quality of medicolegal ...

Source: CMAJ
Published: 16 Feb 2016

Forensic Medicolegal Injury and Death Investigation

Despatched in 2 business days. Introducing the basic concepts of clinical forensic medicine and death investigation, this book covers the main areas of forensic investigation . It provides an introduction to forensic science and coverage of injury patterns ...

Source: Foyles
Published: 23 Nov 2017

Illegal appointments to TMA alleged

He said the police handed over the body to the family after doctors completed medicolegal formalities at the Oghi civil hospital. The SHO said the suspected killer had been taken into custody. The police began investigation after registering an FIR.

Source: Dawn
Published: 07 Dec 2018

The Medicolegal Death Investigation System

This workshop highlighted the status, needs, and potential of the medicolegal death investigation system in the United States as administered by the medical examiners and coroners. The focus was on the role of the medical examiner/coroner death ...

Source: iom
Published: 24 Mar 2003

Former Stark County coroner dies of heart attack

“He’s at peace now.” Murthy’s chief investigator, Harry Campbell, who just 10 years ago was one of only five board-certified medicolegal death investigators in the state of Ohio, wrote in a letter to the editor published Oct. 7, 2016 ...

Source: Akron Beacon Journal
Published: 03 Dec 2018

Medicolegal neglect? The case for physical activity promotion and Exercise Medicine

Correspondence to Richard Weiler, Specialist Registrar in Sport & Exercise Medicine, Homerton University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Homerton Row, London E9 6SR, UK; rweiler{at}doctors.org.uk Pandemic levels of physical inactivity result in a huge ...

Source: bjsm.bmj.com
Published: 02 Jun 2011

Under the M: Forensic Science expert to deliver keynote lecture at Medicolegal Death Conference

Henry C. Lee, one of the world’s foremost forensic scientists, is scheduled to deliver a keynote address from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday during a dinner event at the University of Montana as part of the 2016 Montana Medicolegal Death Investigation ...

Source: Missoulian
Published: 08 Aug 2016

Policy Statement—Professional Liability Insurance and Medicolegal Education for Pediatric Residents and Fellows

The American Academy of Pediatrics believes that pediatric residents and fellows should be fully informed of the scope and limitations of their professional liability insurance coverage while in training. The academy states that residents and fellows ...

Source: pediatrics.aappublications.org
Published: 24 Aug 2011

New year, new medicolegal business endeavors

As I sit here watching the snowfall reflecting on the past year and enjoying what the New Year has already brought, I find myself reviewing my business plans and goals. There are so many choices and directions that I could pursue, it reminds me of ...

Source: Clinical Advisor
Published: 07 Jan 2011

Dilemma: Patient shares a recorded consultation on social media

My first question is, ‘why would my patient do this?’ Quickly followed by ‘can they do this?’ and ‘what can I do about it?’ For a doctor to be permitted to do this without consequences would surely be unthinkable. So is it right for a patient ...

Source: Pulse
Published: 29 Nov 2018

Borderline personality disorder, boundary violations, and patient- therapist sex: medicolegal pitfalls

The author addresses the issue of sexual relations between therapist and patient and the related boundary violations that are involved in such relations. He points out that patients with borderline personality disorder are particularly likely to evoke ...

Source: ajp.psychiatryonline.org
Published: 01 Apr 2006

Medicolegal meet raises serious questions

"There is no doubt that the doctor-patient relationship has become strained during the last few years.Blame it on doctors becoming more commercial or patients turning to the law at every opportunity, but the relationship has clearly lost its former feeling ...

Source: Times of India
Published: 26 May 2002

A Contemporary Medicolegal Analysis of Implanted Devices for Chronic Pain Management

BACKGROUND: Analysis of closed malpractice claims allows the study of rare but serious complications and likely results in improved patient safety by raising awareness of such complications. Clinical studies and closed claims analyses have previously ...

Source: LWW Journals
Published: 01 Jan 2009

Ethical and Medicolegal Considerations in the Obstetric Care of a Jehovah's Witness

Jehovah's Witnesses comprise a unique obstetric population. Their refusal of blood stems from an interpretation of a literal translation of the Bible, and it is this belief that puts them at an increased risk of morbidity and mortality if hemorrhage occurs.

Source: LWW Journals
Published: 05 Dec 2002

Despite law, medical examiner investigators go to fewer than 1 in 5 death scenes

Neither Santoro nor any of his colleagues who have gotten into trouble have been certified by the American Board of Medicolegal Death Investigators. County officials say they aim eventually to have all investigators certified. They also say they plan to ...

Source: Chicago Sun-Times
Published: 02 Feb 2018

Telehealth a medicolegal quagmire?

Ihave to chastise CMAJ gently about the statement in a news piece that Canada's telehealth services “trace back ... 10 years.”1 Equally erroneous was the assertion that “the telehealth model was originally imported from the US.” In 1973/74 we ...

Source: CMAJ
Published: 16 Apr 2002

Cop in ‘palit-puri’ scheme charged

“He denied the rape, but there’s no way out for him because he really did it,” said the NCRPO chief who pointed to a mountain of proof against Valencia, including medicolegal tests which showed that the girl had indeed been raped. alleging that ...

Source: Philippine Daily Inquirer
Published: 29 Oct 2018

Medicolegal Death Investigation System Workshop

The National Institute of Justice (NIJ) requested a workshop on the medicolegal death investigation system for a variety of reasons, including the use of expert testimony and evidence in the courtroom. The IOM conducted a workshop to determine priority ...

Source: iom
Published: 24 Mar 2003