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Forensic science is the application of science to criminal and civil laws. Forensic scientists collect, preserve, and analyze scientific evidence during the course of an investigation. Forensic Science is a multidisciplinary subject, drawing principally from chemistry, biology, physics, geology, psychology, social sciences etc.

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Steven A. Koehler

Steven A. Koehler | Editor-in-Chief

Dr. (MPH.PhD), Epidemiology, Forensic Epidemiology, University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health, USA, Email: sakoehler100@hotmail.com, Tel: +412-487-2531

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Alessandro Bonsignore

Alessandro Bonsignore | Editor-in-Chief

Researcher, Department of Health Sciences-Section of Legal and Forensic Medicine, University of Genova, Italy, Tel: +393407137164, Fax: +390103537643; Email: ale82@katamail.com

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2020-02-28 Case Report

A case of Pulmonary Tuberculosis complicated by Pulmonary Thromboembolism

Jiawen Wang, Changwu Wan, Yuanhe Wang, Mingjie Li, Le Chen and Wang Jie*

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We report a case of pulmonary embolism complicated with pulmonary tuberculosis. A 48-year-old woman suffered from pulmonary tuberculosis more than 6 years without formal treatment. Recently, she went to hospital because of “chest tightness and dyspnea”, and died i...

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2020-02-12 Research Article

Sensitivity and Intertextile variance of amylase paper for saliva detection

Alexander Lotozynski*

Summary

Contemporary forensic science hinges on DNA analysis to link an individual to a crime scene. Sources of DNA include bodily fluids, including saliva. Amylase is a primary enzyme in human saliva and thus, if detected, indicates possible presence of human saliva. Amylase paper ca...

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2019-10-25 Research Article

Age Estimation Reports: Where do we stand?

Sakher Al Qahtani*

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Age estimations process is not standardized worldwide. However, there is a wide agreement about the most suitable methods currently available. Up until now, the procedure of creating expert reports and to implement quality assurance in age estimation are variable.

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2019-06-05 Research Article

Radiofrequency ablation for snoring and sleep apnoea

Shah Neha*

Aim

Radiofrequency proves to be a useful tool for snoring sleep apnoea cases. Its advantage includes relative precision in incision making, relative bloodless fields if used appropriately, decrease postoperative pain and excellent healing with fibrosis which aids in stiffening tissues...

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2018-01-17 Research Article

Correlate alcohol and toxicology analysis with Urinary Bladder Distension on Post-mortem Computed Tomography (PMCT): A Validation Study

Lai Poh Soon*, Mohamad Helmee Mohamad Noor, Nor Fadhilah Madon, Mohd Hilmi Saidin, Mansharan Kaur Chainche Singh and Kunasilan Subramaniam

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Urinary bladder distension is traditionally regarded as a sign of intoxication at autopsy, however, to date there is very little literature available to support this hypothesis. The purposes of our study were to correlate alcohol and/or toxicological analysis with calculated ur...

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2018-01-11 Case Report

Implications of entomological evidence during the investigation of five cases of violent death in Southern Brazil

Patrícia J Thyssen*, Marina FK Aquino, Natane CS Purgato, Edmilson Martins, Alexandre A Costa, Carolina GP Lima and Claudemir R Dias

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In homicide cases, knowledge about time of death is important as it directs police investigation towards the discovery of authorship, including or excluding suspects of a crime, and determining nature of death. In Brazil, entomological evidence is still neglected by official ...

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2017-12-27 Case Report

Failure to Autopsy: The Otto Warmbier Case

Steven A Koehler* and Victor W Weedn

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Coroner and medical examiner offices are charged with the medicolegal investigation of deaths to determine the cause and manner of death. We describe the recent high-profile case of Otto Warmbier, who tragically died shortly after his return in a coma from North Korea and in ...

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2017-10-31 Research Article

Brain changes in Hypothermia: Surface-versus Core-cooling in pigs

Hammersborg SM, Husby P, Morild I, and Lilleng PK

Abstract

The process of hypothermia in the clinical setting has been practiced for 50 years and is known for its neuroprotective properties. This paper describes histopathological changes either by an ice sludge mimicking accidental hypothermia (S-group n=7) or by endovascular core-co...

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2017-10-11 Case Report

Enclosure asphyxia as a cause of death in 3 Nigerian children trapped at the boot of car-Case reports and review of literature

Martin A Nzegwu *, FMCPath Nig, DB Olusina Francis Ikechukwu Ukekwe and Victor Nzegwu

Abstract

The paper reviews enclosure asphyxia as a cause of death of three Nigerian children aged three years, five years and seven years respectively, who were found dead and locked in the boot of a Mercedes Benz 200E Sedan car a day after they were declared missing. The first two we...

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2017-09-22 Research Article

Unrecognized myocardial infarction in the elderly

Haakon H Eilertsen, Peer K Lilleng, Bjorn Maehle and Inge Morild*

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This study presents the frequency of old myocardial infarctions (OMI), and the frequency of unrecognized myocardial infarction (UMI) in elderly people in a forensic material. It was also examined if predisposing factors of UMI could be identified. Of special interest was also...

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