Vol. 8, 2023

Original Article

THE MEDICAL EXPERTISE AS JUSTICE ASSISTANT IN CIVIL, CRIMINAL AND LABOR PROCEEDINGS

JOAO CARLOS D' ELIA


Bodily damage depends on the means or agent that caused it. It evolves depending on comorbidities, therapeutic procedures and the possibility of recovery. The expert assessment of bodily damage requires training in medicine since it requires knowledge of the etiopathogenesis and therapies for morbidities.

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LARYNGEAL PAPILLOMATOSIS: A NECROSURGERY CASE REPORT

Guadalupe Melo Santiesteban


Laryngeal papillomatosis (LP) is caused by the human papillomavirus (HPV), which obstructs the upper airways. Direct contact is the form of contagion, most frequent in adults, although it can appear from childhood and persist throughout life, including during childbirth.

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Literature review

ANALYSIS OF SEXUAL CRIMES COMMITTED IN THE STATE OF CEARÁ BETWEEN JANUARY 2020 AND JULY 2022

Carolina de Paiva Farias, Ana Manuela Diógenes Teixeira, Cristina Vasconcelos Linheiro, Rebeca Falcão Lopes Mourão, Silvia Barbosa Benevides


In Ceará, children and adolescents represent the main victims of sexual crimes. Analysis of crimes of sexual violence in Ceará, during the period from January 2020 to July 2022.

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Original Article

METHOD VALIDATION FOR QUANTIFICATION OF CARBAMAZEPINE IN FINGERPRINTS DEPOSITED ON GLASS COVER SLIPS

Isadora Ritter Müller, Lilian de Lima Feltraco Lizot, Rafael Linden


Validation of a method for quantifying carbamazepine in fingerprint samples deposited on glass cover slips.

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RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC AND THE RESULTS OF SEXUAL VIOLENCE – BEFORE AND DURING.

Guilherme Tertuliano Silva Macedo


The text addresses sexual violence in society, its consequences on health and the possible change in the profile of this crime during the pandemic, through the analysis of reports from Instituto Médico Legal Estácio de Lima and Hospital da Mulher Dr. Nise da Silveira, in Maceió/AL.

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Literature review

INCAPACITY FOR WORK DUE TO MENTAL AND BEHAVIORAL DISORDERS IN BRAZILIAN SOCIAL SECURITY: A TEMPORAL ANALYSIS

Rebeca Soares Gomes, Brunna Victoria dos Santos Sá


This article presents a cross-sectional study that analyzed the temporal evolution of granting sickness benefits related to mental and behavioral disorders in Brazil, between 2006 and 2021. illness and absence from work.

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Original Article

PROCEDURAL ERROR IN AUTOPSIES POST HANGING AND STRANGLING IN A MEDICO-LEGAL INSTITUTE IN ALAGOAS, BRAZIL, IN 2018 AND 2019

Gabriel Lessa de Souza Maia, Hermann Silva Brito Lima Buarque de Gusmão, Alberto Marques de Oliveira Filho, Thierry de Lima Almeida Reis


Wrong autopsy technique. Hanging and strangling cases.

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Case study

AN ATYPICAL HOMICIDE CAUSED BY CUT-THROATS IN BRAZIL

Murilo Sergio Valente-Aguiar, Nathália dos Santos Vieira Loubet, Conrado Falcon Pessoa


Briefly explain your article in 2 sentences. This abstract will be used to identify your article in internet searches and scientific data banks.

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Literature review

DOCTORS’ ETHICAL AND LEGAL DUTY TO THE JEHOVAH’S PATIENT WITNESS

Mariana Dornelles Frassetto, Mauricio Moretto Salvaro, Iury Serra de Melo, Luan Bernardino Montes Santos, Lucas Souza Liberato, Luisa Rosler Grings, Luiz Vicente Antunes Zappelini, Maria Eduarda Ghedin Frassetto, Arthur Victor Vilela Barros, Mariani Laurentino Jesuíno Jesuíno, Paula Vitória Nuernberg


Blood transfusion in Jehovah’s Witnesses related to the physician’s duty in its legal and ethical sphere and the patient’s autonomy in contrast to its limit.

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THE ROLE OF LEGAL MEDICINE OFFICIAL CRITERIA IN THE PREVENTION OF TORTURE

Marcela Sena Braga, Larissa Yano Souza Martins, Luiz Felipe Guimarães Gualberto Moreira, Felipe Peixoto Lasmar, Fernando Alves Esbérard Leite


The role of Legal Medicine towards victims of torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment is essential because it seeks to bring symbolic reparation, in addition to contributing to society, trough the guarantee of truth, justice, memory and prevention of new episodes. The official requirements must be reformulated in order to contemplate the investigation of events and enable the creation of public policies.

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Original Article

EXPERTISE THE WORK ENVIRONMENT IS NOT PART OF THE MEDICAL EXPERTISE

Marcos Antonio Alvarez, Renata Alvarez


The article discusses the mandatory inspection of the workplace by the expert doctor in the analysis of the causal link between illness and work in the Labor Court, highlighting the mistakes and consequences of this imposition. It proposes a sequence of steps to determine the indications of expertise and their objectives.

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Case study

DEMENCIA WITH LEWY BODIES IN EXPERT ASSESSMENT  OF SOCIAL SECURITY

Alexandre Martins Valença, Cláudia Cristina Studart Leal, Gustavo Carvalho de Oliveira, Antonio Egidio NardiNardi, Talvane Marins Moraes, Mauro Vitor Mendlowicz


Dementia is a clinical syndrome with cognitive deficits experienced in daily life. This article highlights the importance of accurate diagnosis of Dementia with Lewy Bodies for proper treatment and beneficial benefits.

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