medicolegal death

medicolegal death

Any death which requires formal/official (medical examiner or coroner) investigation/inquest.

Examples
Unexpected or violent death of: an infant or child, unidentified or prominent person, or anyone not under a doctor's care; death occurring < 24 hours after hospital admission; death involving negligence or malfunctioning equipment; death of anyone in police custody.

medicolegal death

Forensic medicine Any death that requires official–medical examiner or coroner investigation Examples Unexpected or violent death, death of an infant or child, unidentified or prominent person, anyone not under a doctor's care; death occurring < 24 hrs after hospital admission; death involving negligence or malfunctioning equipment; death of anyone in police custody
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Medicolegal death investigator Mattie Winston has a lot to adjust to--a new marriage, the teenage daughter of her new husband, and life in a new home.
Medicolegal death investigation and hospital patient safety and quality outcomes: a naturally synergistic collaboration.
The goal will be to take the information that is currently being collected by the nation's medicolegal death investigation system, including the biological samples, systematize it, enter it into a common database, and make it available to qualified researchers across the country.
American Board of Medicolegal Death Investigators www.abmdi.org
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This plastic-spiral bound book/CD-ROM package gathers data-collection forms and worksheets to assist the medicolegal death investigator (MLDI) in the investigation of most common types of deaths.
Dempsey has more than nine years of experience in the field of medicolegal death investigation.
Because most autopsies in the United States are now performed by medical examiners and coroners (10), medicolegal death investigation system-based surveillance for unexplained death can serve as a sentinel system to identify new agents, recognize unique characteristics of known pathogens, or detect acts of bioterrorism (11).
Basic Medicolegal Death Investigation New York City Office of the Chief Medical Examiner New York, New York
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