Vol. 6 No. 1

Case study

MONGOLIAN SPOTS CAN MIMIC BODY INJURIES: CASE REPORT

Fabiana Iglesias de Carvalho, Julia Ribeiro Targa de Lima, Maria Clara Cardoso Seba, Ivan Dieb Miziara, Carmen Silvia Molleis Galego Miziara


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

Gabriel Carmona Latorre, Fernanda Sobral Scaramussa, Carlos Henri Gomes Filho


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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DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AGAINST MAN: A CASE REPORT ON BURN INJURY

Amanda Delfino Braccini, Pedro Jose Correia Ferraz, Eduardo Couto Silva, Fabiana Iglesias de Carvalho, Emilio Zuolo Ferro, Ivan Dieb Miziara


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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Original Article

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

Marcelo Fenili Serra


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

Thiago Roberto da Silva


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

Eric Kiyoshi Mochizuki Hara, Sonia Quézia Garcia Marques Zago, Telma de Cassia dos Santos Nery


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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UPDATE ON AUTOPSY REPORTS IN LA PAZ’ MORGUE, BOLIVIA

Saul Pantoja Vacaflor


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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Literature review

RIGOR MORTIS: PHYSIOLOGY

Heron Ricardo Xavier Teixeira


Review article on Rigor Mortis, its physiology and its role in determining time and cause of death.

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MEDICAL RESPONSABILITY: THE BROAD MEANING OF ITS EXISTENCE

Henrique Nicola Santo Antonio Bernardo, Maria Clara Cardoso Seba, Julia Ribeiro Targa de Lima, Nathalia Molleis Miziara, Carmen Silvia Molleis Galego Miziara, Ivan Dieb Miziara


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.

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DOMESTIC VIOLENCE DURING THE PANDEMIC OF COVID-19

Fernanda Yoshino, Victória Marsura Caselli, Daniele Muñoz Gianvecchio, Athanase Christos Dontos


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.

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SOCIAL ISOLATION DUE TO THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC AND ITS IMPACTS IN VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN

Thabatta Giuliani Monclus Romanek, Vitória Lúcia Bezerra Schmidt


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.

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Original Article

TELEMEDICINE APPLIED IN MEDICAL EXPERTISE: ETHICAL-LEGAL AND TECHNICAL ANALYSIS ON THE PRODUCTION OF EXPERIMENTAL PROOF DURING THE SARS-CoV2 / COVID-19 PANDEMIC

Antônio Macena de Figueiredo, Carlos Alberto Araújo Chagas


The study aims to analyze the ethical, legal and technical feasibility of expert evidence using telemedicine resources while the crisis caused by the Covid19 pandemic continues. With regard to the methods of approach used for the preparation of the article, this is a retrospective study on the use of telemedicine.

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