OF MEDICO-LEGAL CASES WHICH APPLIED TO FORENSIC MEDICINE POLYCLINIC OF MEDICAL FACULTY OF CELAL BAYAR UNIVERSITY.
Ulucay T, Ziver
A, Zeyfeoglu Y, Yavuz MS, Asirdizer M.
5th Anatolian Forensic Sciences Congress.8-10 September 2006, Samsun. Congress
Abstract Book. pp:32
Aim: To define to profiles of medico-legal cases which occurred Manisa and periphery.
Material and Method: In this study, the medico-legal reports which arranged by Forensic
Medicine Polyclinic of Medical Faculty of Celal Bayar University about 723 persons in the period between January 01, 2003
and June 31, 2006 were retrospectively examined. Those cases were evaluated according to types of cases, ages, gender, application
dates to polyclinic, judicial offices and decisions.
Results: There were 558 (% 77.2) men and 165 (% 22.8) women among cases. The most of
cases was in the 21-30 age groups. In the evaluation of 2003-2004 and 2005 years after except of 118 cases applied in first
six mouths of 2006, the most of application (n=185; % 30.6) was in summer mouths, especially in July (n=74; %12.3). The mostly
of cases applied due to assaults (% 42.4; n=307) and traffic accidents (% 38.4; n=278).
Discussion and Conclusion: The defining of regional profiles for medico-legal cases
may supply the main data for preventing of medico-legal events and this data may use for law corrections and educational efforts.
Key words: medico-legal cases, medico-legal reports, forensic medicine, Turkish