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    The American journal of…
    1980

The establishment and practice of forensic medicine in Iraq.

@article{Ali1980TheEA,
  title={The establishment and practice of forensic medicine in Iraq.},
  author={W M Ali},
  journal={The American journal of forensic medicine and pathology},
  year={1980},
  volume={1 1},
  pages={
          81-4
        }
}
The development of a legal curriculum in Iraq included the subject of forensic medicine. In 1972 the College of Medicine in Baghdad included teaching in forensic medicine, and this has continued as the six current medical schools were established in the country. A central Medical Laboratory was established in 1918 and in 1919 a medicolegal department was included. An autopsy service was added to this department in 1920. After several changes the current activities are under the direction of the… CONTINUE READING

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