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03.10.2022 | Original Article

Will tetrahydrocannabinol be formed from cannabidiol in gastric fluid? An in vivo experiment

Cannabidiol (CBD) products have ascribed an uprising trend for their health-promoting effects worldwide. In contrast to Δ9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), CBD exhibits no state of euphoria. Since conversion of CBD into THC in an acidic environment has …

01.10.2022 | Original Article

Cerebral hemorrhage caused by shaking adult syndrome? Evidence from biomechanical analysis using 3D motion capture and finite element models

The present study combined three-dimensional (3D) motion capture with finite element simulation to reconstruct a real shaking adult syndrome (SAS) case and further explore the injury biomechanics of SAS. The frequency at which an adult male can …

Open Access 30.09.2022 | Original Article

From Deutsche Zeitschrift to International Journal of Legal Medicine—100 years of legal medicine through the lens of journal articles

Part 1: Deutsche Zeitschrift für die gesamte gerichtliche Medizin from 1922 to 1944

From its launc h in 1922 to the end of the Second World War, the Deutsche Zeitschrift für die gesamte gerichtliche Medizin spanned 38 volumes. The 1762 papers contained in those volumes reflect contemporary interests and include many papers from …

29.09.2022 | Original Article

Candidate biomarkers in brown adipose tissue for post-mortem diagnosis of fatal hypothermia

Post-mortem diagnosis of fatal hypothermia (FHT) is challenging in forensic practice because traditional morphological and biochemical methods lack specificity. Recent studies have reported that brown adipose tissue (BAT) is activated during …

Open Access 24.09.2022 | Editorial


Über diese Zeitschrift

The International Journal of Legal Medicine aims to improve the scientific resources used in the elucidation of crime and related forensic applications at a high level of evidential proof. The journal offers review articles tracing development in specific areas, with up-to-date analysis; original articles discussing significant recent research results; case reports describing interesting and exceptional examples; population data; letters to the editors; and technical notes, which appear in a section originally created for rapid publication of data in the dynamic field of DNA analysis.

This is the official publication of the International Academy of Legal Medicine.

International Journal of Legal Medicine
Volume 110/1997 - Volume 136/2022
Springer Berlin Heidelberg
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Open Access 15.08.2022 | Mammakarzinom | CME

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10.08.2022 | Schwerpunkt: Akkreditierung und Zertifizierung (Qualitätssicherung)

Ringversuche – ein zentrales Mittel der externen Qualitätssicherung

03.08.2022 | Schwerpunkt: Akkreditierung und Zertifizierung (Qualitätssicherung)

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25.07.2022 | Schwerpunkt: Akkreditierung und Zertifizierung (Qualitätssicherung)

Die Akkreditierung in der Pathologie und Neuropathologie in Deutschland

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