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Vol. 6, 2021

Vol. 6, 2021

Volume 6 of Perspectives in Legal Medicine and Medical Expertise – 2021


Languages: Portuguese, English, Spanish
Frequency: continuous
Year of publication: 2021

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Case study

MONGOLIAN SPOTS CAN MIMIC BODY INJURIES: CASE REPORT

Vol. 6, 2021

As skin lesions are frequent signs in infant maltreatment, Mongolian stains can be mistakenly interpreted as ecchymoses, which would lead to a false diagnosis, causing dramatic consequences to all involved

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Literature review

FORENSIC MEDICAL EXPERTISE AND CIVIL LAW: RECOMMENDATION OF PHOTOGRAPHIC TECHNIQUES FOR MEDICAL EXPERT EVIDENCE

Vol. 6, 2021

This article analyses demands that must be met by technical-scientific photography as a part of the technical evidence in forensic medical expertise under civil law and suggests quality protocols.

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Case study

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AGAINST MAN: A CASE REPORT ON BURN INJURY

Vol. 6, 2021

Case report on burn injury characterized as domestic violence. The case report aims at initiating a series of analyses of this phenomenon not so present in the literature.

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esquema para pericia psiquiatrica
Original Article

SIMPLIFYING PSYCHIATRIC EXPERT EVALUATION IN LABOR CLAIMS: A PROPOSAL FOR SYSTEMATIZATION IN THE ANALYSIS OF CASUALITY

Vol. 6, 2021

The psychiatric expertise in labor claims constitutes an extra challenge for the medical expert, since it presents a high degree of subjectivity. The present study proposes a methodology for sorting and systematizing expert elements, allowing for greater clarity in the arguments and basis of the conclusions.

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Original Article

CHRONOTHANATOGNOSIS ILLUSTRATED: MEDICAL ILLUSTRATION APPLIED TO THE TEACHING OF FORENSIC MEDICINE

Vol. 6, 2021

Is his article, the author writes about medical illustration applied to the teaching of legal medicine and forensic sciences and the challenge of building a new updated collection of illustrations. A number of such illustrations is offered by the auhtor for further use.

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Original Article

SOCIAL SECURITY BENEFITS FOR PNEUMOCONIOSIS AND CYSTIC FIBROSIS IN THE YEAR 2019

Vol. 6, 2021

Analysis of social security data in 2019 on Pneumoconiosis and Cystic Fibrosis, with examples that can contribute to the medical expert approach.

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Case study

INTIMATE PARTNER VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN: MEDICAL-LEGAL ASPECTS

Vol. 6, 2021

Violence against women is a grave and systematic human rights violation, with high incidence and prevalence worldwide. For this reason, a narrative review and a case report were conducted that seek to analyze intimate partner violence and, from that, to put the subject under discussion.

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Original Article

UPDATE ON AUTOPSY REPORTS IN LA PAZ’ MORGUE, BOLIVIA

Vol. 6, 2021

The present investigation focus on forensic autopsy reports, based on a comparison between the current forensic medical reports carried out in La Paz-Bolivia and the forensic medical reports used internationally such as the Minnesota Protocol and the Medical Autopsy Protocol of Veracruz-Mexico.

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