Vol. 3 No. 1, Feb. 2018

Original Article

MEDICAL-LEGAL CARE OF ELDERLY VICTIMS OF VIOLENCE IN THE REGION OF CUIABÁ


The objective of the present study is to analyze the epidemiological and medical-legal data of victims of violence aged 60-years and older attended at the Medical-Legal Institute of Cuiabá in 2015.

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Original Article

MEDICAL-EXPERT CONSIDERATIONS FOR THE ASSESSMENT OF FUTURE DAMAGE


The authors defend that the assessment and the repair of future damage would be fair and appropriate to the Brazilian reality if it is already performed in the initial medical evaluation, thus enabling the individual to enjoy the assigned compensation. In this way, this article seeks to establish that the specialized medical literature combined with the Law would allow a quantification that may not be precise as to its extent, but it is certainly logical and fundamentally scientific, contributing to Justice.

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PROFILE OF DEATHS ARISING FROM TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS CATALOGUED IN THE IML OF MACEIÓ, BETWEEN 2011 AND 2015


The objective of this study is to determine the epidemiological profile of the fatal victims of traffic accidents in Alagoas from January 2011 to December 2015. The study was observational, descriptive and analytical and the information was collected in the records of cadavers from the archive of the Legal Medical Institute Estácio de Lima from Maceió, during the period described.

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Literature review

COMPLEMENTARY EXAMS FOR DETERMINING THE TIME OF DEATH IN LEGAL MEDICINE


This study aims to present and analyze complementary examinations to establish the time of death, which are divided into several types according to the range of techniques used to reach the same goals.

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