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Medical Jurisprudence & Clinical Forensic Medicine
An Indian Perspective




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ISBN 9780367688073
June 22, 2023 Forthcoming by CRC Press
224 Pages 59 Color & 81 B/W Illustrations

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Book Description

This book on “Medical Jurisprudence & Clinical Forensic Medicine” addresses the evolving nature of law and medicine. It updates the medicolegal (ML) systems and discusses the concerns related to digitalization of courts, serving a subpoena through social media, ethical/ML issues in nanomedicine, telemedicine and online prescription practices, toxicology and mass disaster. It fulfils the increased demands of students, forensic medicine specialists, clinicians and lawyers to get authentic medicolegal information in situations of ethical dilemma or during ML urgencies. It features case-based discussions on ML and deontological issues supported by the latest legal/statutory information.

Key Features:
• Discusses the clinical and applied aspects of forensic medicine through illustrative case scenarios and reports.
• Addresses the needs of clinicians and forensic medicine specialists in writing medico-legal reports for specific cases.
• Provides evidence-based solutions to medicolegal and ethical dilemma faced during routine practice.

Table of Contents

Section I: MEDICAL JURISPRUDENCE

1. Introduction to Forensic Medicine
Ambika Prasad Patra, Kusa Kumar Shaha, Neithiya T.

2. Medical Deontology
Ambika Prasad Patra

3. Medical Practice
Ambika Prasad Patra

4. Legal Procedure in India
Ambika Prasad Patra, Senthil Kumaran M., Bedanta Sarma

5. Patient, Physician, and the Law
Ambika Prasad Patra, Bibhuti Bhusana Panda, Neithiya T.

6. Documentation, Certification and Record-Keeping
Ambika Prasad Patra, Arthy A., Rajesh D.R.

7. Gifts to The Physician
Ambika Prasad Patra, Bibhuti Bhusana Panda

8. Physician and The Will
Ambika Prasad Patra, Bibhuti Bhusana Panda, Praveen Kumar Pradhan

Section II: CLINICAL FORENSIC MEDICINE

9.  Establishing Identity of Individual
Ambika Prasad Patra, Arthy A., Rajesh D.R., Neithiya T.

10.  Medicolegal Aspects of Mechanical Wounds
Ambika Prasad Patra, Sunil Subramanyam, Joshima Janardhanan

11. Crimes Involving the Elderly
Ambika Prasad Patra, Senthil Kumaran M.

12. Crimes Involving Infants and Children
Ambika Prasad Patra, Vinod Ashok Chaudhari, Neithiya T.

13. Sexual Crimes
Ambika Prasad Patra, Vinod Ashok Chaudhari, Neithiya T.

14. Disorders of Fecundity
Ambika Prasad Patra, Kumaran M.

15. Medico-Legal Aspects of Pregnancy
Ambika Prasad Patra, Kumaran M.

16. Forensic Psychiatry
Ambika Prasad Patra, Neithiya T., Vijayanath V.

17. Violation of Human Rights and Torture Medicine
Ambika Prasad Patra, Murugesa Bharathi O., Neithiya T.

18. Violence Against Healthcare Professionals
Ambika Prasad Patra, Senthil Kumaran M., Shweta H Patel

19. Establishment of Healthcare Facilities
Ambika Prasad Patra

20. Basics of Healthcare Facilities Management 
Ambika Prasad Patra, Neithiya T.

21. Medicolegal Management of Poisoning, Toxicity and Drug-Overdose
Ambika Prasad Patra, Chaitanya Mittal, Neithiya T.

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Editor(s)

Biography

Professor Ambika P. Patra is currently in the Faculty of Medicine in the Department of Forensic Medicine & Toxicology at JIPMER, Pondicherry.

Professor Kusa Kumar Shaha is currently Dean and the former Head & Medical Faculty of Forensic Medicine & Toxicology at JIPMER, Pondicherry.