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Asbestos Bodies - Furquan Ahmad Ansari and Qamar Rahman
Asbestos bodies or Ferruginous bodies are classically asbestos fibres. The term asbestos is originated from Greek word, which means “indestructible or inextinguishable”, which represents the longer durability of the material....

Asbestos: Foe or Friend? - Furquan Ahmad Ansari, Iqbal Ahmad Mohd. Yunus and Qamar Rahman
Asbestos is grouped into two serpentine and amphibole. Serpentine group, which includes only chrysotile fibre, while amphibole covers actinolite, amosite, anthophyllite, crocidolite and tremolite. Asbestos is characterized as long, thin,...

Diffuse Axonal injury and Hypoxic Brain Damage in Craniocerebral Trauma - Dr Jacob P Alappat, Dr. Sujith Sreenivas, Dr M R
Introduction The most important mechanism of primary brain damage in head injury is Diffuse Axonal Injury and the most important mechanism of Secondary brain damage is Hypoxic Brain Injury. Even though the clinical setting may be helpful...

Medical Certification of Cause of Death - Rodrigues EJ, Sapeco SD, Ghodkirekar MG
Abstract The importance of statistics on cause of death is well recognized and this data is in demand by health planners, administrators and medical professional. The scheme on medical certification pf cause of death formulated by the of...

Medico-Legal Study - K.H. Oswal and K.A. Rangari
Medico-Legal Study of Head of a Newborn A head of an infant in a glass jar containing formalin was sent through police from the Government Hospital of Panvel (New Bombay) to our department. The accompanying report stated that animals su...

Procedure for Preservation and Disposal of Dead Bodies in Hospital - T. Millo, Arun Agnihotri, Shakti Gupta, T.D. Dogra
Key Words: Disposal, Dead Bodies, Mortuary, Hospital, Medicolegal case (M.L.C.) During preservation and disposal of dead bodies, almost care must be taken as it can lead to exchange of dead bodies due to wrong identification. Identific...

Tobacco Smoking: A Birds Eye View - Furquan Ahmad Ansari and Mohd. Yunus
History: All over the Globe, from the immemorial; human beings smoking or chewed various substances for the pleasure. The substances used for smoking and chewing termed as fumitories and masticatories. In India, the most commonly fumitor...

Accelerated Opioid Detoxification - Dr. Sanjay Arora, M.D.
It is time to say good bye to the old traditional techniques of de-addiction and welcome to the world class technique of opoid detoxification called A.O.D.known as Accelerated Opioid Detoxification. We recognize that opiate dependency is...

In Vitro Model Systems in Neurotoxicity Assessment - Reyaz Waris Ansari, Govind Singh, Aditya B. Pant
Nervous system, a complex organ system in terms of both structure and function, is unique in that way that the neurons are not capable of regeneration after lethal damage, thus rendering the nervous system particularly vulnerable to any ...

MN & CA: Biomarkers for Genotoxicity - Furquan Ahmad Ansari, Iqbal Ahmad, Mohd. Yunus and Qamar Rahman
Across the Globe, it is known from ancient time, mineral fibres having great deal of importance for its use in the manufacturing of different kind of mineral based-products. Asbestos is one of the fibrous mineral silicates, which account...

Displaying 1 through 10 of 10 Cyber Lectures in Specialty: Forensic Medicine & Toxicology