The Artefacts at Forensic Autopsy

Authors

  • Lăcrămioara BĂLAN Ştefan cel Mare University of Suceava

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.18662/eljpa/7.2/139

Keywords:

Artefact, identification, therapeutic artefacts, agonal artefacts and postmortem artefacts

Abstract

Artefact may be regarded as any change caused or feature introduced in the natural state of the body that is likely to be misinterpreted at autopsy. Such artefact may be introduced before death, at the time of death or after the death and, therefore, may accordingly be labelled as therapeutic artefacts, agonal artefacts and postmortem artefacts.

Medicolegal Autopsy or Forensic Autopsy is learnt only through extensive practical experience, and the doctor conducting the autopsy carries great responsibility over his shoulders.

Author Biography

Lăcrămioara BĂLAN, Ştefan cel Mare University of Suceava

Lecturer PhD, "Ştefan cel Mare" University of Suceava, Faculty of Law and Administrative Sciences, Suceava, Romania

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Published

2020-12-12

How to Cite

BĂLAN, L. (2020). The Artefacts at Forensic Autopsy. European Journal of Law and Public Administration, 7(2), 195-200. https://doi.org/10.18662/eljpa/7.2/139

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