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National Human Rights Commission seeks UP jail firing report

Anshul Dixit, an undertrial, shot and killed Mukeem Kala and Meraz Ali, two gangsters, inside the high-security barracks of Chitrakoot jail before being shot dead by cops

Source: The Telegraph
Published: 18 May 2021

Medicolegal Death Investigators Training

Offered virtually in 2021, Saint Louis University's 40-hour Medicolegal Death Investigators Training Course provides individuals with information on how to conduct scientific, systematic and thorough death scene and telephone investigations for medical ...

Source: Saint Louis University
Published: 06 May 2021

Medicolegal Essentials in Healthcare

This is partly due to the increasing frequency and controversy of items of medicolegal significance in the media, and partly due to the wide and freely available range of specialist medical information available to the public against which to judge medical ...

Source: Cambridge University Press
Published: 02 Apr 2021

E/M Coding for 2021: What’s New and Different—Part 1

After three years of policy proposals, the American Medical Association Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) panel responses, and substantial guidance from gastroenterology and other specialty societies,

Source: Gastro & Endo News
Published: 17 May 2021

Bridgewater Council Primary Candidate: Filipe Pedroso

Bridgewater's preliminary election on June 8 has six candidates running for three open seats on the Township Council. Filipe Pedroso, 50, is one of three Republican candidates running. Pedroso is the Founder & CEO of Giftapart Inc.

Source: Patch on MSN.com
Published: 18 May 2021

‘Anyone can be a rape victim’

Civic and women rights groups across the country ran a series of campaigns advocating for justice for rape and GBV victims, and an end to rape perpetrated on young girls and women. NewsDay reporter Lorraine Muromo (ND) spoke to Adult Rape Clinic communications officer Florida Mapeto (FM) on the challenges that women face when confronted with the trauma caused by rape and what measures could be put in place by policy makers to deal with them.

Source: News Day
Published: 16 May 2021

CPD: Transferring skin lesion images

Dr Michael Devlin, head of professional standards and liaison at the Medical Defence Union (MDU), discusses the medicolegal issues arising from the recent increased use of teledermatology

Source: Pulse
Published: 05 May 2021

Medicolegal Abstract

Hospitals — Dismissal of nurse at request of physician. In a recent Massachusetts case a registered nurse complained that a doctor had improperly induced a hospital to suspend her right to work ...

Source: The New England Journal of Medicine
Published: 15 Apr 2021

CymaBay Therapeutics Inc. (CBAY) Q1 2021 Earnings Call Transcript

Q1 2021 Earnings CallMay 13, 2021, 4:30 p.m. ETContents: Prepared Remarks Questions and Answers Call Participants Prepared Remarks: OperatorGood day, ladies and gentlemen, and welcome to CymaBay's first-quarter 2021 financial results and business update conference call.

Source: The Motley Fool on MSN.com
Published: 17 May 2021

Another epidemic: abuse and violence towards healthcare staff

Nearly 15% of respondents to the latest NHS Staff Survey, covering 2020, reported experiencing at least one episode of violence from patients, their relatives, or other members of the public; this is similar to 2019.

Source: practicebusiness.co.uk
Published: 05 May 2021

Telemedicine needs to be integrated into cardiology training, experts recommend

In particular, trainees expressed the need to learn more about the medicolegal aspects of telemedicine, how to conduct virtual clinical assessment, and how to document their patients' visits.

Source: Medical Xpress
Published: 12 May 2021

Analysis of autopsy, toxicological and psychiatric reports of Portugal's first major forensic case

Announcing a new article publication for Forensic Sciences Research journal. In this review article the author Ricardo Jorge Dinis-Oliveira of the University Institute of Health Sciences (IUCS)-CESPU,

Source: EurekAlert!
Published: 10 May 2021

How Robert F. Kennedy Jr. Became the Anti-vaxxer Icon of America’s Nightmares

The political scion has deployed a race-baiting “documentary” and disinformation to advance bogus theories and seed anti-vaccine sentiment.

Source: Vanity Fair
Published: 13 May 2021

Independent experts to follow up ACC as it reassesses declined mesh-injury claims

ACC has accepted lobby group Mesh Down Under’s recommendation to allow an independent medicolegal panel to oversee its reassessment of declined claims of mesh injury. The panel will review the first 10 claims ACC proposes to leave declined,

Source: NZ Doctor
Published: 28 Apr 2021

Portugal's first major forensic case attests the importance of toxicological analysis

The case demonstrated the weaknesses of the Portuguese medicolegal system and attests to the importance of toxicological analysis. The first article retold the case which gave birth to forensic ...

Source: News Medical
Published: 11 May 2021

Consent, capacity and compliance in concussion management: cave ergo medicus (let the doctor beware)

Can the principles of informed consent in healthcare be applied in this setting? Whenever sport is played, there is a complex interconnecting set of medicolegal relationships that must be considered in relation to the risk of injury. These include ...

Source: BMJ
Published: 04 May 2021

Malcolm Kerr Muir, FRCS, FRCOphth, FRCP

Malcolm Kerr Muir’s death after a short illness, on 10 November 2019 at the age of 72, aborted his vigorous post-retirement career, devoted to the enhancement of ophthalmic care in low-income countries.

Source: BMJ
Published: 12 May 2021

Medicolegal Essentials in Healthcare

To register your interest please contact collegesales@cambridge.org providing details of the course you are teaching. Medicolegal Essentials in Healthcare provides a concise overview of the most clinically relevant medicolegal issues for healthcare groups ...

Source: Cambridge University Press
Published: 02 Apr 2021

Medicolegal Abstract

Liability for Malpractice — Administration of narcotics. A recent Massachusetts case involved questions of such general interest in connection with the liability of physicians for their ...

Source: The New England Journal of Medicine
Published: 15 Apr 2021

Telemedicine needs to be integrated into cardiology training, experts recommend

The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in an abrupt change in healthcare delivery, including a shift from in-person visits to telemedicine. However, a Canadian survey found that a significant proportion of cardiology trainees are uncomfortable with using telemedicine and feel that better preparation for new-tech medicine is needed.

Source: EurekAlert!
Published: 12 May 2021

Terminally Ill Patients Deserve Access to General Anesthesia, UK Doctors Say

ethical and medicolegal issues concerned,” they wrote. Born and raised in NYC, Ed covers public health, disease, and weird animal science for Gizmodo. He has previously reported for the Atlantic ...

Source: Gizmodo
Published: 20 Apr 2021

Prosecutor junks raps vs 11 in Dacera case

While the January 3 medicolegal findings found “deep healed lacerations,” it was insufficient to prove penile penetration was committed “immediately prior to the examination,” the prosecution said. It added the deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA ...

Source: The Manila Times
Published: 27 Apr 2021

The medicolegal aspects of automatism in mild head injury

Automatism or automatic behaviour was originally described in the Hippocratic corpus in relation to sleepwalking and other nocturnal behaviours. 1 Despite its long history, this area of automatism remains confused and imprecise in the medical and legal ...

Source: BMJ
Published: 04 Jul 2018

Stark County Coroner's Office is training new investigator

And when Walters' pending retirement was announced, she applied, adding that she is working to further her education through the American Board of Medicolegal Death Investigators, a national ...

Source: The Repository
Published: 03 May 2021

Masters Conference 2022

Saint Louis University's next Masters Advanced Medicolegal Death Investigator Training will be held the week of June 5, 2022. This conference is designed for the instruction of experienced medicolegal death investigators, forensic pathologists, law ...

Source: Saint Louis University
Published: 14 Nov 2017

Will Telehealth Shape the Future of Pain Care?

Telehealth has the potential to transform pain care, and changes made during the COVID-19 pandemic may offer a glimpse of the future, researchers said at the American Academy of Pain Medicine ...

Source: MedPage Today
Published: 02 May 2021

Terminally Ill Patients Deserve Access to General Anesthesia, UK Doctors Say

and to work collaboratively to develop clear protocols to address all of the practical, ethical and medicolegal issues concerned,” they wrote.

Source: Gizmodo Australia
Published: 21 Apr 2021

Medical and ethical experts say 'make general anesthesia more widely available for dying patients'

and to work collaboratively to develop clear protocols to address all of the practical, ethical and medicolegal issues concerned."

Source: Medical Xpress
Published: 20 Apr 2021

Department of Anthropology hits a triple in the 2021 award season

These results have tangible effects in the field of biological and forensic anthropology and can positively impact society through a better understanding of human variation, as well as improve outcomes in the resolution of medicolegal investigations.

Source: unr.edu
Published: 11 May 2021

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She is certified as a Medicolegal Death Investigator and serves as a Board Member on several boards, such as the Governor appointed Colorado Coroners Standards and Training Board, the Federal Corrections Institution community Board, the Colorado Child ...

Source: The Denver Post
Published: 16 Apr 2021