Postmortem interval estimation from body temperature data only.

  title={Postmortem interval estimation from body temperature data only.},
  author={Minda A. Green and John J. Wright},
  journal={Forensic science international},
  volume={28 1},
One of the most consistently used methods of postmortem interval estimation (PMIE) is by means of body temperature measurements. Several variations of this method exist, from simple 'rules of the thumb' to quite complex equations requiring a knowledge of body mass and height. All of these methods employ a certain degree of approximation and perhaps the use of standard values and tables, and all of them are susceptible to some degree of error. The present study, at the Department of Forensic… CONTINUE READING

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