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Volume : 6, Issue : 2, Year : 2021
Article Page : 40-42
The present study is a record based study of Post-mortems performed at Mortuary of District Hospital (Associated with Medical College) Vidisha, MP, India, from January 2018 to December 2018 comprising 330 cases. This study was conducted to determine and evaluate the socio-demographic profile of different types of cases and to assess the nature and cause of their death. Of these cases 247 (74.84%) were males, 54 (25.15%) were females and 276 (83.63%) were identified whereas 54 (16.36%) were unidentified. Accidental deaths were commonest 142(43%), then death due to poisoning 98(29.69%). Pathological deaths were 36(10.89%). Death due to assault were less common 24 (7.27%).
Keywords: Autopsy, Natural Deaths, Poisoning, Road Traffic Injuries, Burns, Hanging
How to cite : Singh N, Choudhary N, Nigam M, Gour V, Yadav V, Dohre S, Profile and pattern of post-mortem cases in mortuary of district hospital (associated with government medical college, Vidisha). — A cross-sectional study. IP Int J Forensic Med Toxicol Sci 2021;6(2):40-42
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