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By Margaret M. Stark

This revised version has been thoroughly up-to-date and extended to deal with the newest advancements matters in forensic medication. There are new chapters at the scientific facets of police restraint and new fabric at the power of police publicity to an infection, the function of alcohol and medication in vehicular injuries, and forensic sampling in sexual attack examinations. The chapters on basic rules, nonaccidental harm in young children, and the care of detainees are all absolutely revised, as are the appendices (now containing a listing of helpful websites).

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Serbia Spain Mostly pediatricians but some evidence is based on findings of family physicians. Sweden Same as for alleged victims of sexual assault. See previous answer to question E. Nigeria Scotland Generally speaking, public health officers qualified in clinical forensic medicine. Malaysia The Netherlands Forensic medicine departments. Forensic pathologists and pediatricians. India Pediatricians. Sometimes forensic pathologists/physicians. Sometimes jointly. Israel Pediatrician or medicolegal specialist.

Ignorance of the law is no defense, and today’s doctors are at risk of prosecution for breaches of the law as no previous generation has been. Yet the teaching at undergraduate level of forensic (or legal) medicine is now patchy and variable, so today’s doctors are seldom well informed about laws that govern their daily practices. It is hoped that this chapter will help redress that position, but only a brief outline of some relevant law can be offered here. Doctors are advised to continue to subscribe to one of the traditional medical defense organizations (Medical Defence Union [MDU], Medical Protection Society [MPS], or Medical and Dental Defence Union of Scotland [MDDUS] in the United Kingdom, Canadian Medical Protective Association [CMPA] in Canada, or From: Clinical Forensic Medicine: A Physician’s Guide, 2nd Edition Edited by: M.

3. Age of Consent In England, section 8 of the Family Law Reform Act 1969 provides that any person of sound mind who has attained 16 year of age may give a valid consent to surgical, medical, or dental treatments. The consent of a parent or guardian is not required. For those under 16 years of age the House of Lords decided (18) that valid consent could be given by minors, provided that they understood the issues. The case concerned the provision of contraceptive advice to girls younger than 16 years in circumstances in which a parent objected.

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