The role of forensic pathology in suicide.
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Discipline of Anatomy and Pathology, The University of Adelaide, Frome Rd, Adelaide, SA, 5000, Australia, email@example.com.
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Name: Forensic science, medicine, and pathology
- PubMed Source: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20645136
- DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s12024-010-9186-5
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Medical and Biotech [MESH] Definitions
The application of pathology to questions of law.
Disciplines that apply sciences to law. Forensic sciences include a wide range of disciplines, such as FORENSIC TOXICOLOGY; FORENSIC ANTHROPOLOGY; FORENSIC MEDICINE; FORENSIC DENTISTRY; and others.
Scientific study of human skeletal remains with the express purpose of identification. This includes establishing individual identity, trauma analysis, facial reconstruction, photographic superimposition, determination of time interval since death, and crime-scene recovery. Forensic anthropologists do not certify cause of death but provide data to assist in determination of probable cause. This is a branch of the field of physical anthropology and qualified individuals are certified by the American Board of Forensic Anthropology. (From Am J Forensic Med Pathol 1992 Jun;13(2):146)
A field of anatomical pathology in which living tissue is surgically removed for the purpose of diagnosis and treatment.
Psychiatry in its legal aspects. This includes criminology, penology, commitment of mentally ill, the psychiatrist's role in compensation cases, the problems of releasing information to the court, and of expert testimony.