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18.02.2020 | Lessons from the Museum

The execution of the Romanov family at Yekatarinberg

The brutal execution of Tsar Nicholas II, his wife and five children at Yekaterinberg in July 1918 was followed by apparently inept attempts to conceal the bodies. Despite this, the skeletons remained undiscovered until 1979. Even after …

12.02.2020 | Original Article

Applicability of pulp/tooth ratio method for age estimation

The purpose of this study was to evaluate the reliability of the tooth/pulp ratio method in the process of age estimation at the moment of death in a forensic context and compare it with standard anthropological methods. After the exhumation of …

06.02.2020 | Images in Forensics

An unusual pattern of post-mortem injury caused by Australian fresh water yabbies (Cherax destructor)

A 67-year-old woman with a history of previous cerebrovascular accidents who was confined to a wheel chair drowned in a pond in a public park. Features compatible with drowning included congestion and edema of the lungs with prominent hemolytic …

06.02.2020 | Original Article

Swipe right: the emergence of dating-app facilitated sexual assault. A descriptive retrospective audit of forensic examination caseload in an Australian metropolitan service

The use of dating ‘apps’ to facilitate real-word social encounters between strangers is culturally mainstream. Sexual assaults facilitated following dating-app meetings have been reported in the media, and anecdotally noted at increasing frequency …

06.02.2020 | Original Article

Assessment of neonaticide in the setting of concealed and denied pregnancies

It is known that concealed and denied pregnancy are both associated with increased health risks to the mother and infant. Whilst there is literature surrounding management and safeguarding in these instances, we are not aware of a case review of …

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Forensic Science, Medicine and Pathology explores all aspects of modern day forensics, applying equally to children or adults, either living or the deceased. The range of topics covered includes forensic science, medicine, nursing, and pathology, as well as toxicology, human identification, mass disasters/mass war graves, profiling, imaging, policing, wound assessment, sexual assault, anthropology, archeology, forensic search, entomology, botany, biology, veterinary pathology, and DNA. Forensic Science, Medicine, and Pathology presents a balance of forensic research and reviews from around the world to reflect modern advances through peer-reviewed papers, short communications, meeting proceedings and case reports.

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01.02.2020 | Forensische Begutachtung | CME | Ausgabe 1/2020

Diagnose einer gewaltsamen Erstickung

Teil 1: Reevaluation der Spezifität makroskopischer und histomorphologischer Befunde

27.01.2020 | Schwerpunkt: Lunge | Ausgabe 1/2020

Immunhistochemiebasierte prädiktive Biomarker bei Lungenkarzinomen

27.01.2020 | Schwerpunkt: Lunge | Ausgabe 1/2020

Zytologie der primären Lungenkarzinome