Profile of Medicolegal Deaths in Females: An Autopsy-Based Study

@article{Nwafor2019ProfileOM,
  title={Profile of Medicolegal Deaths in Females: An Autopsy-Based Study},
  author={C. Nwafor and W. Akhiwu},
  journal={Nigerian Medical Journal : Journal of the Nigeria Medical Association},
  year={2019},
  volume={60},
  pages={300 - 305}
}
  • C. Nwafor, W. Akhiwu
  • Published 2019
  • Medicine
  • Nigerian Medical Journal : Journal of the Nigeria Medical Association
Background: The rate of female medicolegal deaths (MLD) due to homicides and road traffic accidents (RTAs) is the highest in Africa, compared to the rest of the world, though there is scanty literature locally on this subject. Materials and Methods: The major sources of information reviewed in this study were the autopsy registers and autopsy reports of the police clinic, Benin City, Edo State, over 10 years. Results: A total of 331 female medicolegal autopsies were performed, accounting for 21… Expand

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