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ASPECTS OF THE EXPERT ANALYSIS IN SICKLE CELL DISEASE


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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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.

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FEMICIDE FOLLOWED BY THE PERPETRATOR’S SUICIDE: ANALYSIS OF NECROPSIES PERFORMED BETWEEN 2010-2016 IN SOUTHERN BRAZIL


O objetivo deste estudo foi descrever as características dos homicídios seguidos de suicídio do agressor periciados no necrotério de Porto Alegre, entre 2010 e 2016.

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PATTERN OF ORAL–MAXILLOFACIAL INJURIES STEMMING FROM INTERPERSONAL PHYSICAL NON-FATAL VIOLENCE: DIFFERENCE BETWEEN SEXES


This article identifies main bucomaxillofacial injuries due to interpersonal physical violence and compares the results between the sexes through the analysis of odontolegal reports of victims of both sexes attended at the Legal Dentistry Center of IML in the city of São Paulo.

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