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PSYCHOEMOTIONAL VIOLENCE AGAINST CHILDREN AND ADOLESCENTS: INVISIBLE ABUSE


This literature review study aims to analyze the most prevalent aspects of psychological and emotional violence against children and adolescents and its consequences.

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ANALYSIS OF CRIMINAL SEXOLOGY REPORTS IN CHILDREN AND ADOLESCENTS AT ESTÁCIO DE LIMA LEGAL-MEDICAL INSTITUTE OF MACEIÓ, BRAZIL, IN 2016.


This study analysed reports of criminal sexology examinations in children and adolescents (0 to 18 years old) at the Estácio de Lima Medical Legal Institute, Maceió, Brasil, in 2016.

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INTERPRETATION OF MEDICAL FINDINGS IN SUSPECTED CASES OF SEXUAL ABUSE OF MINORS: ANALYSIS OF 13,870 REPORTS


This goal of this study is to present results of sexological exams as confirmation of sexual violence against children and adolescents, based on medical-legal reports of examinations at the Medical Legal Institutes of the Estate of São Paulo in 2017.

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AGOSTINHO JOSÉ DE SOUZA LIMA AND THE TEACHING OF LEGAL MEDICINE


Legal Medicine and it’s teaching at Brasil constitute a peculiar chapter in Medical History. This article aims to establish the role of Doctor Agostinho José de Souza Lima on the constitution of Brazilian Legal Medicine.

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AVOIDABLE DEATHS: A SYSTEMATIC REVIEW ON CLINICAL DIAGNOSTIC DISAGREEMENTS AND AFTER AUTOPSIES

Vol. 5 n. 1, fev. 2020

Avoidable deaths are those totally or partially preventable by the health service. This study aims to correlate the clinical and pathological diagnoses obtained through the analysis of studies already carried out in the literature, in order to determine the frequency with which the necropsy reveals unexpected diagnoses.

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EMPLOYEES HEALTH TREATMENT LICENSES IN THE 2015-2017 TRIENNIAL AT THE FEDERAL UNIVERSITY OF SANTA MARIA, RS/ BRAZIL

Vol. 5 n. 1, fev. 2020

This study aimed to analyze the main causes of leave of absence from the work of UFSM employees, in the 2015-2017 triennium.

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VIRTOPSY: TECHNOLOGICAL ADVANCES IN LEGAL MEDICINE, FORENSIC MEDICINE AND MEDICAL EXPERTISE

Vol. 5 n. 1, fev. 2020

In recent decades there has been an important advance in forensic medicine as the emergence of virtopsy, a technique in forensic radiology which uses radiological images in three dimensions. The objective of this study is to conduct a literature review on virtopsy and analyze the advantages and disadvantages of CT and MRI usage.

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PATIENTS PROFILE AND PATTERN OF INJURIES IN FACIAL TRAUMATISMS ATTENDED AT THE GENERAL HOSPITAL OF THE STATE OF ALAGOAS

Vol. 5 n. 1, fev. 2020

The trauma of the face appears with great incidence in physical aggressions and accidents, by the position of vulnerability in the body.This study collected data from patient with the aim of tracing the epidemiological profile of victims of facial trauma, with the following variables: gender, age, etiology, and alcohol intake. The lesion pattern, type and location on the face were also analyzed

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COMMON MENTAL DISORDER IN WOMEN VICTIM OF INTIMATE PARTNER VIOLENCE

Vol. 5 n. 1, fev. 2020

Intimate partner violence (IPV) is a serious public health problem of epidemic proportions.This article aims to describe the impacts of IPV on women’s mental health, comparing the results with a control group in a cross sectional descriptive study.

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DOCUMENTARY EVALUATION PROPOSAL IN FORENSIC MEDICINE

Vol. 5 n. 1, fev. 2020

The proposal of this work is to present a new methodological categorization in the scientific assessment of medical expert documents. The evolution of the work resulted in the creation of categories of medical expert thinking that contemplate the scientific rigor and, therefore, demonstrative and necessary for the effective and adequate exercise of this professional activity that is the Expert Medicine.

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THE IMPORTANCE OF THE “LOSS OF A CHANCE” THEORY IN THE POINT OF VIEW OF FORENSIC MEDICINE

Vol. 5 n. 1, fev. 2020

The “loss of a chance” is an innovative theory accepted in the Brazilian legal system. It is of great medical-legal interest that every expert knows doctrinal aspects related to the “loss of a chance”. Expert evidence must translate the complexity of technical evaluation into a set of reasoned conclusions, according to the real situation of the individual and considering the general principle of full compensation of personal damages.

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ASPECTS OF THE EXPERT ANALYSIS IN SICKLE CELL DISEASE

Vol. 5 n. 1, fev. 2020

Sickle cell disease (SCD) is an autosomal recessive monogenic hereditary pathology with high prevalence in Brazil. The objective of this research was to verify the number of retirements by CID 10: D57 and the study of technical elements that may assist the expert in the preparation of the social security medical report for granting sickness benefit and disability retirement in SCD.

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