RIGOR MORTIS: PHYSIOLOGY
Review article on Rigor Mortis, its physiology and its role in determining time and cause of death.
MEDICAL RESPONSABILITY: THE BROAD MEANING OF ITS EXISTENCE
The physician must act following ethical and moral principles, and is responsible for his actions in the criminal, civil and ethical-administrative spheres. He must promise always to act within the technical and ethical standards of the profession, but he must not promise results.
DOMESTIC VIOLENCE DURING THE PANDEMIC OF COVID-19
The increase in cases of violence may be explained by changes in family dynamics due to social isolation. The objective od this study is to analyze whether the pandemic impacted the number of cases of domestic violence through a review of existing literature.
SOCIAL ISOLATION DUE TO THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC AND ITS IMPACTS IN VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN
In 2020, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, social isolation acted as an agent to boost the rates related to domestic and family violence against women, considering the increase of some worrying indicators about domestic violence. OBJECTIVES: To expose Brazilian data about this issue, in view of the aggravation of this type of violence. METHODOLOGY: Bibliographic and documental.
THE PRESUMPTION OF THE CAUSAL LINK BETWEEN COVID-19 AND HEALTH SECTOR ACTIVITIES IN BRAZIL: BRIEF CONSIDERATIONS
COVID-19 and occupational disease of health professionals. Presumption of causal link in Brazil.
CHILD VIOLENCE DURING THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC
The objective of this article is to analyze child violence during COVID-19 crisis. : Social isolation required by the coronavirus pandemic combined with the impact on employment, financial instability and high levels of tension increased the stress levels in most vulnerable families and the risk of violence.
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.
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.
AVOIDABLE DEATHS: A SYSTEMATIC REVIEW ON CLINICAL DIAGNOSTIC DISAGREEMENTS AND AFTER AUTOPSIES
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.
VIRTOPSY: TECHNOLOGICAL ADVANCES IN LEGAL MEDICINE, FORENSIC MEDICINE AND MEDICAL EXPERTISE
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.
THE IMPORTANCE OF THE “LOSS OF A CHANCE” THEORY IN THE POINT OF VIEW OF FORENSIC MEDICINE
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.
EXPERT EVALUATION IN HEALTH CARE DAMAGES: “MEDICAL ERROR”
Damages associated with health care commonly known as “medical error” are the object of concern and study worldwide, being identified by the increase in hospital stay, the occurrence of temporary or permanent damage, and may even lead to death of the patient. The present analysis aims to standardize the concepts and methods used in the expert assessment.