Posts com a tag legal medicine

NOTIFICATION OF SUICIDE ATTEMPTS BY EXOGENOUS INTOXICATION AMONG ADOLESCENTS LIVING IN THE CITY OF SÃO PAULO


This article discusses suicide attempts among adolescents (between 10 and 19 years old) living in the city of São Paulo from January to December 2014.

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THE SIMPLIFIED TECHNICAL PROOF FROM THE PERSPECTIVE OF LEGAL MEDICINE AND MEDICAL EXPERTISE


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.

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INTERPRETATION OF MEDICAL FINDINGS IN SUSPECTED CASES OF SEXUAL ABUSE OF MINORS: ANALYSIS OF 13,870 REPORTS


This goal of this study is to present results of sexological exams as confirmation of sexual violence against children and adolescents, based on medical-legal reports of examinations at the Medical Legal Institutes of the Estate of São Paulo in 2017.

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AVOIDABLE DEATHS: A SYSTEMATIC REVIEW ON CLINICAL DIAGNOSTIC DISAGREEMENTS AND AFTER AUTOPSIES

Vol. 5 n. 1, fev. 2020

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.

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VIRTOPSY: TECHNOLOGICAL ADVANCES IN LEGAL MEDICINE, FORENSIC MEDICINE AND MEDICAL EXPERTISE

Vol. 5 n. 1, fev. 2020

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.

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EXPERT EVALUATION IN HEALTH CARE DAMAGES: “MEDICAL ERROR”

Vol. 5 n. 1, fev. 2020

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

Vol. 5 n. 1, fev. 2020

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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EXPERTISE CRITERIA FOR THE BENEFIT OF CONTINUED PROVISION OF THE ORGANIC LAW OF SOCIAL ASSISTANCE (LOAS)

Vol. 5 n. 1, fev. 2020

Through a review of existing literature, the authors propose standard criteria to be followed by medical and social experts upon evaluation of disability claims, under the context of social benefits covered by the Organic Law of Social Assistance (LOAS).

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MEDICAL-LEGAL CARE OF ELDERLY VICTIMS OF VIOLENCE IN THE REGION OF CUIABÁ

Vol. 5 n. 1, fev. 2020

The objective of the present study is to analyze the epidemiological and medical-legal data of victims of violence aged 60-years and older attended at the Medical-Legal Institute of Cuiabá in 2015.

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PROFILE OF DEATHS ARISING FROM TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS CATALOGUED IN THE IML OF MACEIÓ, BETWEEN 2011 AND 2015

Vol. 5 n. 1, fev. 2020

The objective of this study is to determine the epidemiological profile of the fatal victims of traffic accidents in Alagoas from January 2011 to December 2015. The study was observational, descriptive and analytical and the information was collected in the records of cadavers from the archive of the Legal Medical Institute Estácio de Lima from Maceió, during the period described.

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COMPLEMENTARY EXAMS FOR DETERMINING THE TIME OF DEATH IN LEGAL MEDICINE

Vol. 5 n. 1, fev. 2020

This study aims to present and analyze complementary examinations to establish the time of death, which are divided into several types according to the range of techniques used to reach the same goals.

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MEDICAL EXPERTISE EVALUATION IN LAWSUIT OF GENDER DYSPHORIA, TRANSSEXUALISM AND TRANSVETISM

Vol. 5 n. 1, fev. 2020

In the last decades, with the breakdown of preexisting sociocultural paradigms and concepts, and with the maturation of society, gender identity is no longer seen in the binary form of masculine and feminine, but within a spectrum. The objective of this study is to determine the medical-expert technical criteria for judicial proceedings in cases of gender dysphoria, transsexualism and transvestitism. A non-systematic search was conducted in the Medline, Pubmed and Lilacs databases from 2000 to 2016, and a review of Legal Medicine books and current Brazilian legislation related to the subject.

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