medical jurisprudence


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jurisprudence

 [jo̳r″is-proo´dens]
the science of the law.
medical jurisprudence the science of the law as applied to the practice of medicine; see also forensic medicine.

fo·ren·sic med·i·cine

1. the relation and application of medical facts to legal matters;
2. the law in its bearing on the practice of medicine.

medical jurisprudence

medical jurisprudence

Etymology: L, medicare + jus, law, prudentia, knowledge
the interaction of medicine with civil and criminal law.

medical jurisprudence

The study or practice of those aspects of medicine that relate in any way to the law. Also known as forensic medicine.

fo·ren·sic med·i·cine

(fŏr-en'sik med'i-sin)
1. Application of medical facts to legal matters.
2. Law in its bearing on the practice of medicine.
Synonym(s): medical jurisprudence.

jurisprudence

the science of the law.

medical jurisprudence
the science of the law as applied to the practice of medicine.
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Diploma in Medical Jurisprudence Contact Clydach Health Centre, Sybil Street, Clydach, Swansea SA6 5EU Tel 01792 843831 OSMOND, John Director of the Institute of Welsh Affairs (independent ``think tank'') since 1996.
On dying declarations, see Henry Chapman, A Manual of Medical Jurisprudence and Toxicology (Philadelphia, 1892), 35; David F.
Participating scientists, physicians, and lawyers address ethical issues in the doctor-patient relationship, medical education, medical jurisprudence, and social medicine.
He regularly holds seminars at over 47 NY-area hospitals and has been a speaker at the Society of Medical Jurisprudence, the North Shore/ LIJ Health Care Systems, Medicine Grand Rounds, the NY State Medical Society, Stony Brook Medical School and School of Dental Medicine, the American Medical Association, the Union Baptist Church and St.

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