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A preliminary analysis of medicolegal autopsies performed over five years in a rural health district of Maharashtra state of India

@article{Batra2003APA,
  title={A preliminary analysis of medicolegal autopsies performed over five years in a rural health district of Maharashtra state of India},
  author={A. K. Batra and A. P. Dongre},
  journal={Journal of Forensic Medicine},
  year={2003},
  volume={20},
  pages={41-46}
}
  • A. K. Batra, A. P. Dongre
  • Published 2003
  • Medicine
  • Journal of Forensic Medicine
  • A retrospective analysis of total 4042 medicolegal deaths was undertaken which were autopsied at Shri. V.N. Government Medical College, Yavatmal (MS.) India, during the period of five years 1997–2001. The study showed the highest deaths in the age group of 21–30 years (28.48%) and poisoning was found to be the commonest cause of death (29.96%). Male to female ratio was 1:0.68 in general but it was 1: 4.20 in deaths due to burns (fire), which was the second most leading cause in the series (23… CONTINUE READING
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