Is the visibility of standardized inflicted bruises improved by using an alternate ('forensic') light source?

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Summary of "Is the visibility of standardized inflicted bruises improved by using an alternate ('forensic') light source?"

To study the visibility of standardized inflicted bruises by using an alternate ('forensic') light source compared to a white light source.


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Name: Forensic science international
ISSN: 1872-6283
Pages: 34-38


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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)

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The illumination of an environment and the arrangement of lights to achieve an effect or optimal visibility. Its application is in domestic or in public settings and in medical and non-medical environments.

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