Department of Forensic Medicine & Toxicology

//Department of Forensic Medicine & Toxicology
Department of Forensic Medicine & Toxicology2019-06-24T12:17:15+00:00

The main aim is to produce a physician who is well informed about medico-legal responsibility during the practice of Medicine. The student acquires knowledge of law in relation to medical practice, medical negligence and respect for the codes of Medical ethics

Course Objectives

  • The basic Medico-legal aspects of hospital and general practice.
  • Medico-legal responsibility of a physician.
  • Physician’s responsibilities in criminal matters and respect for the codes of medical ethics
  • Explain the medico-legal aspects and post-mortem examination findings in the causes of death
  • Poisoning, prevention and epidemiology of common poisoning and their legal aspects
  • General principles of medico-legal examination, documentation and reporting of Injury, age, sexual offences, intoxication, poisoning and chronic toxicity.
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