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.
DEATH BY STROKE IN A SUSPECTED RAPE VICTIM: A CASE REPORT
Lucas Ximenes Silveira, Ramon Bezerra Mesquita, Déborah Nogueira Vasconcelos, Leonardo Mesquita Costa, Victor Luís Cavalcanti Dias, Thaís Helena Holanda Viana, Vivian Romero Santiago, Hanna Bento Soares
Rape is considered a heinous crime and very recurrent in the Brazilian conjuncture. Thus, it is necessary to perform forensic sexology, through the examination of the corpus delicti, in order to evidence evidence of the crime.
MEDICAL EXPERTISE AND CONDUCTS ON SEXUAL VIOLENCE: A FORENSIC AND EPIDEMIOLOGIC APPROACH
Enzo Pacelli Santos Fonseca, Cynara Silde Mesquita Veloso
Epidemiological data on Sexual Violence and the impact of medical conducts on the bio psychosocial health of victims of sexual violence in Brazil.
VICTIMS OF SEXUAL VIOLENCE ADMITTED AT THE MEDICAL LEGAL INSTITUTE OF AFOGADOS DA INGAZEIRA, BRAZIL, IN 2018
Tiago Feitosa Gonçalves, Jose Miguel Francisco da Silva Souza, Adriana Conrado de Almeida, Reginaldo Inojosa Carneiro Campello
Sexual violence is any action in which an individual in a power situation forces another to engage in sexual practice against their will. The Institute of Forensic Medicine (IML) located in Afogados da Ingazeira, Pernambuco, Brazil, was established to perform sexological medical examinations. The objective of this study was to analyse medical forensic reports from victims of sexual violence admitted at the IML in 2018.
LITERATURE REVIEW ON CONGENITAL SYPHILIS
Caico Bruno Curcio Oliva de Paula, Brenno Wakim Ferla, Claudia Polubriaginof, Fernanda Carolina Barros, Victória Marsura Caselli
Congenital syphilis occurs when the agent Treponema pallidum is transmitted to the fetus via placenta and has a high death rate, although the diagnosis can be made during prenatal care. This article review the literature on the subject and proposes different approaches by public health services.
THE MEDICOLEGAL VIEW OF THE RAINS AND LANDSLIDES IN THE SERRANA REGION OF RIO DE JANEIRO: A LITERATURE REVIEW
Julia Tavares Alves de Moura, Laura Júlia Magalhães de Paiva, Letícia Cecília Almeida Jardim, Lohana Almeida Farias Magalhães, Luiza Franco Reis, Mayume Borges Ferreira da Silva
The article is a literature review that aims to analyze, from the perspective of Legal Medicine, the consequences of rains and landslides in the Serrana region of Rio de Janeiro in 2011, with an emphasis on the work of medical examiners with regard to medical expertise in large-scale disasters.
PROFILE OF THE AUTHORS OF JUDICIAL PROCEEDINGS IN CASES OF BLOOD TRANSFUSION IN JEHOVAH’S WITNESSES
Ricardo Santos Zuza, Ivan Dieb Miziara, Emilio Zuolo Ferro
Descriptive study of judicial sentences in cases of blood transfusion in Jehovah’s Witness patients in the state of São Paulo with the aim of collecting data on the processes and improving the medico-legal understanding on the subject.
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.
RIGOR MORTIS: PHYSIOLOGY
Heron Ricardo Xavier Teixeira
Review article on Rigor Mortis, its physiology and its role in determining time and cause of death.
EVALUATION OF THE PHOTOGRAPHIC TECHNIQUE IN FORENSIC AUTOPSIES IN THE MEDICAL LEGAL INSTITUTE OF PORTO VELHO, BRAZIL
Murilo Sergio Valente-Aguiar
In this paper, the authors test the hypothesis that the current photographs, presented in the forensic reports of the Legal Medical Institute, of Porto Velho, in Brazil, would not meet the quality criteria to contribute to the forensic process. We concluded that more than half of the incorporated photographs (52.6%) were not technically feasible and, regarding this criterion, they should not have been used in the reports. Strategies are suggested to enhance the quality of forensic photographs.
THE SIMPLIFIED TECHNICAL PROOF FROM THE PERSPECTIVE OF LEGAL MEDICINE AND MEDICAL EXPERTISE
José Jozefran Berto Freire, Rosa Amélia Dantas, Eduardo Dantas
This literature review analyzes the impact of article 464 of Civil Procedure Code Civil-CPC/2015 – which regulates the simplified technical proof – over medical legal expert practices.
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.