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How Do Autopsies Work?

Answer by Zoe-Anne Barcellos, Medicolegal Death Investigator, on Quora: A standard autopsy in a Medical Examiner/Coroner office takes about an hour. I do not have experience with hospital autopsies, but I would think this is typical. However, the results ...

Source: Forbes
Published: 21 May 2018

Stick with Jack Hawkins

To the editor — I have done most of the medicolegal autopsies for Yakima County for over 30 years now. I have done the same for many other counties over the years. Call it a professional perspective. I have worked with many county coroners over those ...

Source: Yakima Herald-Republic
Published: 20 May 2018

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: 22 Apr 2018

Cascade County Sheriff candidate: Sheriff Bob Edwards

Roughly 3,000 hours of LE and Coroner Training Combined. Graduate of the FBI Command College. Graduate of the St. Louis School of Medicine Medicolegal Death Investigators Course. Occupation: Sheriff and Coroner Cascade County. Candidates were limited to ...

Source: Great Falls Tribune
Published: 17 May 2018

Medicolegal and Bioethics

An international, peer-reviewed, open access journal exploring the application of law to medical and drug research and practice and the related ethical and moral considerations. The journal is characterized by the rapid reporting of reviews, case reports ...

Source: Dove Medical Press
Published: 13 May 2018

Delhi: Two men trapped in Taj Vivanta’s sewage plant die after inhaling toxic gases

The medicolegal case report of the deceased showed that particles of hydrocarbons were found in the lungs. The autopsy reports are likely to be ready this week. A case was filed under relevant sections of the Indian Penal Code against Eco Pollutech ...

Source: Scroll
Published: 02 May 2018

Dissecting forensic pathology

“It addresses issues of independence of medicolegal investigations, resource mobilisation for the inquests, efficiency in operations and remuneration that meets international standards,” he says. Being a sensitive a discipline of medicine, forensic ...

Source: Daily Nation
Published: 17 May 2018

Triple assessment plus radiological breast imaging necessary for younger women

"Missing a cancer in this age group is a personal tragedy for the patient and her family and can lead to significant medicolegal implications for the clinicians and healthcare providers," the researchers concluded. "Therefore, concurrent radiological ...

Source: Health Imaging
Published: 07 May 2018

Over half of GPs change or stop reflections following Bawa-Garba case

Medical Protection Society medicolegal adviser Dr Ewen Ross said: 'Our advice is and remains that reflection is an important part of a doctor’s professional development, and furthermore, not documenting an incident or reflection during appraisal may lead ...

Source: Pulse
Published: 30 Apr 2018

Doctors in Nagpur learn the about the formalities to handle medicolegal cases

NAGPUR: Private hospitals are increasingly handling cases of road traffic accidents, poisoning, attempts to suicide and others that involve police. Such medicolegal cases require the doctors and other professionals understand the formal aspect of handling ...

Source: Times of India
Published: 21 Sep 2015

DECISION 2018: Croley, Bargo running for Whitley County coroner

I am professionally trained in Medicolegal Death Investigation, Board Certified from American Board of Medicolegal Death Investigators, Fellow of American College of Forensic Examiners, Diplomate of American Board of Forensic Medicine and Forensic ...

Source: The Times-Tribune
Published: 15 May 2018

A critical medicolegal question

he ruling of the Kerala High Court that a dying declaration can be made to any person, including a close relative of the deceased, has evoked mixed reactions from the legal community and police officers. A Bench comprising Justice K.T. Sanakran and Justice B.

Source: The Hindu
Published: 31 Jul 2015

Drug Insight: from disturbed motility to disordered movement—a review of the clinical benefits and medicolegal risks of metoclopramide

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Source: Nature
Published: 22 Mar 2015

Candidates speak at Chelsea forum

Incumbent Shelby County Coroner Lina Evans said she is the only fellow, which is the highest ranking of the American Board of Medicolegal Death Investigators, in the state. “I believe that to do the role of the coroner, which is determine the cause and ...

Source: Shelby County Reporter
Published: 10 May 2018

Health Sense: How much should doctor tell you?

Thomas Jandre, a construction worker from Campbellsport, near Fond du Lac, was driving to a job site when the left side of his face started drooping. He began drooling, his speech became slurred and he felt dizzy and weak in his legs. Co-workers took the ...

Published: 09 Jul 2012