Forensic Medicine

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Forensic Medicine

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  • Van Schalkwyk, Gerrit   Moodley, Keymanthri (Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG), 2011-12)
    ‘Only one rule in medical ethics need concern you – that action on your part which best conserves the interests of your patient.’ Martin H Fischer. Although Fischer’s premise seems perfectly reasonable, the alarming ...
  • Pienaar, J. P. (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2001)
    ENGLISH ABSTRACT: The main purpose in doing forensic post mortems is to supply information to the judicial system. Medical personnel involved in doing post mortems seldom get feedback regarding efficiency. Numerous ...
  • Tiemensma, Marianne   Burger, Elsie Helena (Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG), 2012-02)
    Background. According to the regulations of the National Health Act, all 'sudden and unexpected' deaths in South Africa should be referred to Forensic Pathology Services (FPS) for further investigation. Objectives. We aimed ...
  • Trollip, G. S.   Fisher, M.   Naidoo, A.   Theron, P. D.   Heyns, C. F. (Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG), 2009-04)
    Objective. To evaluate the safety and efficacy of vasectomy performed under local anaesthesia by junior doctors at a secondary level hospital as part of a free family planning service. Method. Men requesting vasectomy were ...
  • Pieterse, Desiree   Groenewald, Pam   Bradshaw, Debbie   Burger, Elsie H.   Rohde, Jon   Reagon, Gavin (Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG), 2009-09)
  • Burger, Elsie Helena   Van der Merwe, Lize   Volmink, Jimmy (Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG), 2007-11)
    Objectives. To determine the frequency of errors in the cause of death sequence and to assess the completeness of information recorded on death notification forms (DNFs). Design. A population-based descriptive study. ...
  • Tiemensma, M.   Buys, Philip   Wadee, S. A. (Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG), 2010-03)
    Objective. To determine the leading causes of perinatal deaths and to evaluate any changes, with the inclusion of placental histology. Method. At perinatal mortality meetings, primary and final causes of death were assigned ...
  • Tiemensma, Marianne (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2010-12)
    ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Background - The workload of the forensic pathologist and Forensic Pathology Services staff is increased by the referral of potentially unnecessary natural cases to the Forensic Pathology Services. The ...
  • Dempers, Johan J.   Bezuidenhout, Juanita   Schneider, Johann W.   Janse van Rensburg, Michèle (Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG), 2007-08)
    ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Phrenic nerve palsy (PNP) is often associated with Mycobacterium tuberculosis-related expansile pneumonia, possibly because of nerve entrapment by healing fibrosis. Mohan and Jayaswal1 postulated that ...

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