Should the judicial medical officer (JMO) discuss the cause and manner of death with the family of the deceased?

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Correspondence Discussing the cause and manner of death with the family of the deceased after the autopsy has generated both confusion and inconsistency in medical practice. The autopsy procedure, which is laid down in law prescribes the conduct of the Inquirer but not the Judicial Medical Officer (JMO) [1]. Nor does the Sri Lanka Medical Council guidelines… (More)
DOI: 10.4038/cmj.v59i1.6123

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