A RETROSPECTIVE STUDY OF PAEDIATRIC MEDICOLEGAL AUTOPSIES AT THE UNIVERSITY OF BENIN TEACHING HOSPITAL, BENIN CITY, NIGERIA.

@article{Nwafor2013ARS,
  title={A RETROSPECTIVE STUDY OF PAEDIATRIC MEDICOLEGAL AUTOPSIES AT THE UNIVERSITY OF BENIN TEACHING HOSPITAL, BENIN CITY, NIGERIA.},
  author={C. Nwafor and Ee Ugiagbe and W. Akhiwu},
  journal={Journal of Medicine and Biomedical Research},
  year={2013},
  volume={12},
  pages={76-80}
}
  • C. Nwafor, Ee Ugiagbe, W. Akhiwu
  • Published 2013
  • Medicine
  • Journal of Medicine and Biomedical Research
  • Childhood mortality is still of high magnitude in most developing countries and the death of a child is a tragedy for both the child's family and the community more so, when they are mainly due to preventable causes. Medicolegal death is the term used to describe any violent, unclear or suspicious death that must be subjected to legal  investigation. The aim of this study is to determine the characteristics and pattern of medicolegal deaths as it concerns paediatric cases. This is a review of… CONTINUE READING
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