Forensic Medicine &Toxicology (321 Form) Professor Abdelmoty Kabbash
A science that deals with the interaction of medical sciences with the law. • the branch of medicine that applies the principles and information of medical sciences to legal problems within the field of law.
Some Forensic Fields • Forensic sciences: • crime scene. • criminal laboratory evidences . • Serology . • Forensic odontology. • Forensic toxicology
King Saud University 1424 -1425 H Clinical Forensic Medicine
A- Forensic physician I- Clinical Knowledge II- Basic Life Support Training III-Legal Knowledge in: • Statements / • Reports/ • Courts.
A- Forensic physician continue • Diagnosis of death. • Sex identification • Age estimation • Violent and natural death • Report Victim of Assault ( traumatic – Sexual) • Drink-Driving Assessment • Fitness to be interviewed
Content not curriculum • Identification • Thanatology (death and PM changes). • Sudden unexpected death • Wounds (types – instrument etc.. • Head injuries • Injury due to heat, cold and electricity
Content not curriculumcontinue 7 - Firearm injuries (characters – weapons) 8 - Asphyxia (homicide – suicide – accidental) 9- ML aspects of Pregnancy and abortion 10 - Death and injury in infancy 11 -Sexual offences 12- general toxicology 13 – drug abuse .
Exam (100 marks) • 1st CAT • 2nd CAT • Final Examine • ML report • Active participation
The top of the skull is removed, and the brain is cut free of its attachments.
Inspecting the brain often reveals surprises. A good pathologist takes some time to do this.
The incisions are carried down to the neck, the thoracic cage,and the cavity of the abdomen
Examines the heart, and the first step following its removal is sectioning the coronary arteries.
The pathologist has found something important. It appears that this man had a fatty liver.