Forensic medicine is medical specialties to examination and diagnosis of individuals who have been injured by or who have died because of external or unnatural causes such as poisoning, assault, suicide and other forms of violence. The suicides and accidental fatalities are examined by a specialist in forensic medicine. Individuals with nonfatal injuries after intentionally self-inflicted or accidental injuries or intoxication are, on the other hand, usually handled exclusively within the health-care system. forensic medicine represents a medical specialty within the legal system. Forensic medicine includes the practice of forensic pathology, forensic psychiatry, forensic dentistry, forensic radiology and forensic toxicology. The main role of the forensic expert is to practise and to mediate a scientific approach to the medical issues raised in a legal context. It is inherent in its very nature that the forensic pathologist, irrespective of principle, strives to assist with impartial assessments, based on science and tried and tested experience. The forensic pathologists, forensic dentists, and homicide investigators, forensic anthropologists commonly testify in court as expert witnesses.
A forensic anthropologist can assist in the identification of deceased individuals whose remains are decomposed, burned, mutilated, unrecognizable.Using physical markers present on a skeleton, a forensic anthropologist can potentially determine a person's age, sex, stature, Cause of death, Age determination, Race determination
Forensic facial reconstruction is the process of recreating the face of an individual whose identity is often not known from their skeletal remains through an amalgamation of artistry, anthropology, osteology, and anatomy.
Forensic dentistry involves handling, examination and evaluation of dental evidence in criminal justice cases. Forensic dentists are involved in identify recovered human remains. Forensic dentists use to determining age, race, occupation, previous dental history and socioeconomic status of unidentified human beings.The evidence that may be derived from teeth is the age and identification of the person to whom the teeth belong.
A medico-legal opinion applies to case of injury or medical condition in which we investigate and regarding the injury or medical condition, after obtaining a detailed history and examination and corroboration of injuries by our medical expertise and experts and opinion to aid in justice. Where we determine cause of injury, Cause of death, Time of death and interaction condition at the time of death.
The aim of the organization is to meet challenges and provide high quality, on time and credible forensic services to fulfil the need of forensic services of the nation to help in justice.
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