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Atención Familiar     Open Access  
Atención Primaria     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Atención Primaria Práctica     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Atti della Accademia Peloritana dei Pericolanti - Classe di Scienze Medico-Biologiche     Open Access  
Audiology - Communication Research     Open Access   (Followers: 10)
Auris Nasus Larynx     Full-text available via subscription  
Australasian Journal of Ultrasound in Medicine (AJUM)     Hybrid Journal  
Australian Coeliac     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 1)
Australian Family Physician     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 3)
Australian Journal of Medical Science     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 2)
Autopsy and Case Reports     Open Access  
Avicenna     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Avicenna Journal of Clinical Medicine     Open Access  
Avicenna Journal of Medicine     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University Journal     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Bangladesh Journal of Anatomy     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Bangladesh Journal of Bioethics     Open Access  
Bangladesh Journal of Medical Biochemistry     Open Access   (Followers: 4)
Bangladesh Journal of Medical Education     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Bangladesh Journal of Medical Microbiology     Open Access   (Followers: 4)
Bangladesh Journal of Medical Physics     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Bangladesh Journal of Medical Science     Open Access  
Bangladesh Journal of Medicine     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Bangladesh Journal of Physiology and Pharmacology     Open Access  
Bangladesh Journal of Scientific Research     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Bangladesh Medical Journal     Open Access  
Bangladesh Medical Journal Khulna     Open Access  
Basal Ganglia     Hybrid Journal  
Basic Sciences of Medicine     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Batı Karadeniz Tıp Dergisi / Medical Journal of Western Black Sea     Open Access  
Baylor University Medical Center Proceedings     Hybrid Journal  
BBA Clinical     Open Access  
BC Medical Journal     Free  
Benha Medical Journal     Open Access  
Beni-Suef University Journal of Basic and Applied Sciences     Open Access   (Followers: 4)
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Bijzijn     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Bijzijn XL     Hybrid Journal  
Bio-Algorithms and Med-Systems     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
BioDiscovery     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Bioelectromagnetics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
Bioelectronic Medicine     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Bioengineering & Translational Medicine     Open Access  
Bioethics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 18)
Bioethics Research Notes     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 14)
Biologics in Therapy     Open Access  
Biology of Sex Differences     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Biomarker Research     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Biomarkers in Medicine     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
BioMed Research International     Open Access   (Followers: 4)
Biomédica     Open Access  
Biomedical & Life Sciences Collection     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 3)
Biomedical and Biotechnology Research Journal     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Biomedical Engineering     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 17)
Biomedical Engineering and Computational Biology     Open Access   (Followers: 13)
Biomedical Engineering Letters     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6)
Biomedical Engineering Research     Open Access   (Followers: 7)
Biomedical Informatics Insights     Open Access   (Followers: 8)
Biomedical Journal     Open Access   (Followers: 4)
Biomedical Materials     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7)
Biomedical Microdevices     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8)
Biomedical Optics Express     Open Access   (Followers: 6)
Biomedical Photonics     Open Access  
Biomedical Reports     Full-text available via subscription  
Biomedical Research Reports     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 2)
Biomedical Safety & Standards     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 8)
Biomedical Science and Engineering     Open Access   (Followers: 7)
BioMedicine     Open Access  
Biomedicine Hub     Open Access  
Biomedicines     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Biomedika     Open Access  
Biomolecular and Health Science Journal     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Biophysics Reports     Open Access  
BioPsychoSocial Medicine     Open Access   (Followers: 8)
Biosalud     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Biostatistics & Epidemiology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
Birat Journal of Health Sciences     Open Access  
BIRDEM Medical Journal     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Birth Defects Research     Hybrid Journal  
Birth Defects Research Part A : Clinical and Molecular Teratology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Birth Defects Research Part C : Embryo Today : Reviews     Hybrid Journal  
BJR|Open     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
BJS Open     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Black Sea Journal of Health Science     Open Access  
BLDE University Journal of Health Sciences     Open Access  
Blickpunkt Medizin     Hybrid Journal  
BMC Biomedical Engineering     Open Access  
BMC Medical Ethics     Open Access   (Followers: 22)
BMC Medical Research Methodology     Open Access   (Followers: 9)
BMC Medicine     Open Access   (Followers: 13)
BMC Obesity     Open Access   (Followers: 8)
BMC Proceedings     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 1)
BMC Research Notes     Open Access   (Followers: 4)
BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation     Open Access   (Followers: 34)
BMH Medical Journal     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
BMI Journal : Bariátrica & Metabólica Iberoamericana     Open Access  
BMJ     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1786)
BMJ Case Reports     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 26)
BMJ Evidence-Based Medicine     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
BMJ Global Health     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
BMJ Innovations     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6)
BMJ Leader     Hybrid Journal  
BMJ Open     Open Access   (Followers: 43)
BMJ Open Quality     Open Access   (Followers: 19)
BMJ Open Science     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
BMJ Sexual & Reproductive Health     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
BMJ Surgery, Interventions, & Health Technologies     Open Access  
Bodine Journal     Open Access  
Boletín del Consejo Académico de Ética en Medicina     Open Access  
Boletín del ECEMC     Open Access  
Boletin Médico de Postgrado     Open Access  
Boletín Médico del Hospital Infantil de México     Open Access  
Bone     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 18)
Bone and Tissue Regeneration Insights     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Bone Marrow Research     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Bone Reports     Open Access  
Bosnian Journal of Basic Medical Sciences     Open Access  
Bozok Tıp Dergisi / Bozok Medical Journal     Open Access  
Brachytherapy     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 6)
Brain and Development     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 5)
Brain Connectivity     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5)
Brain Impairment     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 2)
Brazilian Journal of Medical and Biological Research     Open Access  
Brazilian Journal of Medicine and Human Health     Open Access  
Brazilian Journal of Pain (BrJP)     Open Access  
Brazilian Journal of Physical Therapy     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Breastfeeding Review     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 18)
British Journal of Biomedical Science     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 7)
British Journal of General Practice     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 39)
British Journal of Hospital Medicine     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 16)
British Medical Bulletin     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6)
Buddhachinaraj Medical Journal     Open Access  
Bulletin Amades     Open Access  
Bulletin de la Société de pathologie exotique     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Bulletin of Legal Medicine     Open Access  
Bulletin of Medical Sciences     Open Access  
Bulletin of the History of Medicine     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 19)
Bulletin of the Menninger Clinic     Full-text available via subscription  
Bulletin of The Royal College of Surgeons of England     Free  
Bulletin of the Scientific Centre for Expert Evaluation of Medicinal Products     Open Access  
Bundesgesundheitsblatt - Gesundheitsforschung - Gesundheitsschutz     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6)
Burapha Journal of Medicine     Open Access  
Burns     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 10)
Cadernos de Naturologia e Terapias Complementares     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Calcified Tissue International     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
Canadian Bulletin of Medical History     Hybrid Journal  
Canadian Family Physician     Partially Free   (Followers: 13)
Canadian Journal of Pain     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Canadian Journal of Rural Medicine     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 1)
Canadian Medical Association Journal     Open Access   (Followers: 17)
Canadian Medical Education Journal     Open Access   (Followers: 10)
Canadian Prosthetics & Orthotics Journal     Open Access  
Cannabis and Cannabinoid Research     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Cardiac Electrophysiology Clinics     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 1)
Care Management Journals     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5)
Case Reports     Open Access  
Case Reports in Acute Medicine     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Case Reports in Clinical Medicine     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Case Reports in Clinical Nutrition     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Case Reports in Medicine     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Case Reports in Transplantation     Open Access  
Case Reports in Vascular Medicine     Open Access  
Case Reports in Women's Health     Open Access   (Followers: 4)
Case Study and Case Report     Open Access   (Followers: 5)
CASUS : Revista de Investigación y Casos en Salud     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
CBU International Conference Proceedings     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Cell & Bioscience     Open Access   (Followers: 6)
Cell Adhesion & Migration     Open Access   (Followers: 9)
Cell and Molecular Response to Stress     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 2)
Cell and Tissue Transplantation and Therapy     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Cell Cycle     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 6)
Cell Death and Differentiation     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7)
Cell Death Discovery     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Cell Health and Cytoskeleton     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Cell Medicine     Open Access   (Followers: 6)
Cell Research     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8)
Cell Transplantation     Open Access   (Followers: 4)
CEN Case Reports     Hybrid Journal  
Central African Journal of Medicine     Full-text available via subscription  
Ceylon Journal of Medical Science     Open Access  
Ceylon Medical Journal     Open Access  
Chattagram Maa-O-Shishu Hospital Medical College Journal     Open Access  
Chiang Mai Medical Journal     Open Access  
ChiangRai Medical Journal     Open Access  
Chimerism     Full-text available via subscription  
Chinese Journal of Integrative Medicine     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Chinese Journal of Natural Medicines     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 1)
Chinese Medical Journal     Open Access   (Followers: 10)
Chinese Medical Record English Edition     Hybrid Journal  
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Chinese Medicine     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Chinese Medicine     Open Access   (Followers: 4)
Chisholm Health Ethics Bulletin     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 1)
CHRISMED Journal of Health and Research     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Christian Journal for Global Health     Open Access  
Chronic Diseases and Translational Medicine     Open Access  
Chronic Illness     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6)
Chronic Wound Care Management and Research     Open Access   (Followers: 4)
Chronobiology International     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
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Bulletin of Legal Medicine
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ISSN (Print) 1300-865X - ISSN (Online) 2149-4533
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  • Editorial

    • Authors: Halis Dokgöz
      Abstract: Dear Forensic Scientists,
      We are here with the last issue of the Bulletin of Forensic Medicine in 2018. May 2019 bring health, happiness and success to all colleagues working at the field forensics. We are happy and proud with the fact that, apart from being scanned by international indexes such as DOAJ (Directory of Open Access Journals); the Bulletin of Legal Medicine is currently the only forensic science journal among other fields in the country indexed within the scope of Tübitak Ulakbim TR Index once after the Council of Universities issued a condition according to the Application Requirements for Associate Professors of having an article published in a nationally reviewed journal indexed by ULAKBIM.
      We are happy to share with you the studies from different disciplines within the scope of the forensic science in this new issue of our journal.
      We would like to ask you to check carefully the journal writing rules while sending your articles to our journal. Besides the valuable studies on forensic science field, we believe that “Forensic Literature in the World and in Turkey” would influence us all and would fill an obvious gap.
      Life continues to show us the importance of merit in the field of forensic sciences and how science is open to new horizons in the fields of literature and art.
      We wish to raise the eligibility of our journal higher by being aware of the fact that being scientific is the only way to build up a future for forensic sciences, and we wish to continue to be a common platform sharing the latest studies in Forensic Medicine and Forensic Science areas...
      Prof. Dr. Halis Dokgöz
      PubDate: 2018-12-23
      Issue No: Vol. 23, No. 3 (2018)
  • The Evaluation of Deterrence in University Students with Regards to
           Substance Use

    • Authors: Burcu Türk, Mustafa Fatih Yavuz
      Pages: 143 - 150
      Abstract: Objective:One of the most important components in the fight against crime is penal policies. The aim of this research is to determine the meaning of penal sanctions with regards to substance use and reveal the influence of punishment in individuals committing an offence, also whether the penalties are deterrent or not. Materials and Methods: The sample of this research is made up of students studying in universities. 277 university students participated to the gathering information phase of this research through survey method. Results:The participants stated in the following percentages that they used the below substances at least once; 17.9% marijuana, 3.4% heroine, 4.5% cocaine, 2.6% LSD, 4.5% ecstasy, 3% bonsai. 41.4% of the students think that the probability of school administration’s noticing the students using substance is low. 71.6% know substance use is a crime legally and 44.2% think that the penal sanctions given for substance use are not deterrent. 54.9 %of the students using substances and 24.1% of students not using substances think that seizure risk of a person using substances is low. When the reasons of not using substance is asked during the survey; 64% of the students stated that they believe it will be harmful for their health, while 9% declared fearing punishment and seizure depending on the risk perception of seizure. Conclusion:Per the results of the research, it is possible to state that the participants do not have clear information about the punishments imposed for substance use and about penal sanctions, their confidence to especially accuracy...
      PubDate: 2018-12-23
      Issue No: Vol. 23, No. 3 (2018)
  • Deaths Among Homeless in Ankara

    • Authors: Murat Yağan, Uğur Koçak, Birol Demirel
      Pages: 151 - 155
      Abstract: Objective: Homeless people are a national problem for Turkey as well as in other countries. The higher death rates of homeless people than general population makes important to determine causes of preventable deaths and to inform the social institutions and the state about to take precautions against these deaths. Aim of this study is to build public attention to this problem, to make contribute to the statistical data about homeless people in our country and to obtain data in order to take preventive measures. Materials and Methods: In this study, autopsy reports of 127 homeless cases who died in Ankara and recorded by Morgue Department of Forensic Medicine Institution in Ankara between 1997-2006 were reviewed. The data were evaluated retrospectively in terms of age, gender, the place where the deceased was found, the season and the cause of death. The data obtained from the cases were recorded and analyzed by using the statistical program (SPSS 16.0). Results:It was found that 116 (91.33%) of homeless deaths were men and the most frequent deaths were between 30-61 years with a ratio of (70.08%). The places where they were found are mostly derelict buildings, construction sites and shielding places. Deaths mostly occurred in autumns and winters (62.99%). General hygiene of the found corpses of the homeless people (67.1 %) were distorted and autopsy was held for 42,51 % of total. It was determined that unnatural death causes (%55.11) were traffic accidents (14.17 %) and alcoholic intoxications (7.87%). Natural causes of deaths were found...
      PubDate: 2018-12-23
      Issue No: Vol. 23, No. 3 (2018)
  • Evaluation of Cases Belonging to Youths Autopsied in Muğla

    • Authors: Yasemin Balcı, Gülsüm Kadı, Melike Erbaş, Ümit Ünüvar Göçeoğlu
      Pages: 156 - 161
      Abstract: Objective:The objective of this study was to evaluate the cases belonging to youths autopsied in Muğlaand to reveal regional profile of deaths in forensic cases to make suggestions by evaluating these cases. Materials and Method:We retrospectively evaluated the autopsy reports of 162 (%10,1) cases belonging to the age group of 15-24 years; out of 1603 autopsies that were done in Muğla Directorate of Forensic Medicine Institute between the years of 2013 and 2016 Findings:The frequency of this age group was higher in 2015 with 59 cases and in 2016 with 39 cases. The 82,7% of cases was men and 17,3% was women, there were 76 cases (46,9%) belonging to the age group of 15-19 years and 86 cases (53,1%) belonging to the age group of 20-24 years. The 75,3% of cases was having Turkish nationality and the rest were foreigners. The cases were mostly sent from Bodrum, Fethiye and Milas accordingly. The events were reported as sudden unexpected for 23 cases, emerged from water for 50 cases, firearm for 19 cases and various accidents for 45 cases. The causes of deaths were reported for 51 cases (31,5%) as drowning, for 10 cases (6,2%) as natural causes, for 90 cases (55,5%) as violent death and for 11 cases (6,8%) as unidentified causes. There were 12 (7,4%) decayed cases, 10 of these were emerged from water. In toxicological analysis alcohol was found in blood for 44 cases and for 15 of these alcohol was found also in vitreous fluid. Results and Conclusions
      PubDate: 2018-12-23
      Issue No: Vol. 23, No. 3 (2018)
  • Risk Factors Predicting Juvenile Recidivism

    • Authors: Ayhan Erbay, Zeynep Gülüm
      Pages: 162 - 168
      Abstract: Objective: The identification of risk factors for juvenile recidivism is crucial to prevent recurrent juvenile delinquency. The aim of the present study is to determine the variables that predict juvenile recidivism. In this regard, it is aimed to reveal predictive factors of juvenile recidivism by comparing one-time offenders with three and more time offenders. Materials and Methods: In order to determine the factors that predict juvenile recidivism, data set derived through a retrospective analysis of social inquiry reports from Istanbul Child Court and Istanbul Child Criminal Court where adjudication held between 2005-2015. Social Inquiry Reports about at least three-time offenders (n=200) and one-time offenders (n=200) were examined. Data were classified into the main risk factors. Logistic regression analysis was used to determine risk factors that predict juvenile recidivism. Results: It is found that risky peer groups, spend time in internet cafe, school dropout have most significant prediction on juvenile recidivism. In addition, it is also found that number of siblings, age in the first delinquent behavior, weakness of familial sharing and communication and drug abuse have significant effect on juvenile recidivism. Conclusion: It is understood that juveniles who are between the age of 12-15, being one-time offender, having risky peer group, spending most of the time in internet cafe, and dropped out of the school most likely turned into recidivist. It is important for the protection of the child, as well as for the community, that the family, community and authorities should take the necessary precautions to ensure that the...
      PubDate: 2018-12-23
      Issue No: Vol. 23, No. 3 (2018)
  • The Factors That Cause of Delays in Medicolegal Reporting Process

    • Authors: Ahmet Turla, Elif Sazak Uygul, Meltem Zekioğulları, Berna Aydın
      Pages: 169 - 173
      Abstract: Objective: In this study, it is aimed to analyze what effect we have on the prolonged judicial proceeding in the field of forensic medicine and to discuss the results. Materials and Methods: In this study; legal/medical files of 232 cases which were sent to Ondokuz Mayıs University Faculty of Medicine, Forensic Medicine Department for medicolegal report preparation in 2017 were examined retrospectively. All the steps in the period between the date of the demand letter to request medicolegal report and the date of prepared report was sent from the hospital were examined separately. The obtained data were analyzed with SPSS software package (Version 15.0). Results: The mean time between the date of application to our department and the date of the report was prepared is 11,4±26,9 days, the mean time between the date of the report was prepared with the date of report was signed and sent to judicial authorities is 3,8±2,8 days. The mean time of requested consultations from other departments for 73 cases is 5,8±17,9 days. The mean time between requesting and resulting of radiological or medical workup for 12 cases who were scheduled for workup is 18,2±20,8 days. Conclusion: No matter how small the effect of reporting process in prolonged judicial proceedings, we think it is important shortening this period which is in our responsibility for reducing the victimization of people.
      PubDate: 2018-12-23
      Issue No: Vol. 23, No. 3 (2018)
  • An Evaluation of the Autopsy Cases of Carbon monoxide Poisoning in Trabzon
           Between 2009-2016

    • Authors: Hüseyin Çetin Ketenci, Hülya Karadeniz, Halil Boz, Nazım Ercüment Beyhun
      Pages: 174 - 179
      Abstract: Objective: Carbon monoxide related deaths, which are generally preventable accidents, and more common when compared with other toxic substance consumption, arouse public attention in our country. Materials and Methods: In this study, the aim is to investigate different features of carbon monoxide poisoning related deaths autopsied in Trabzon in 8-year period of time and demonstrate medico-legal aspects of this issue. Results: Our study consists of all deaths due to carbon monoxide poisoning and autopsied by Trabzon Morgue Department of the Council of Forensic Medicine of Turkey between 2009 and 2016. Records of a total of 7133 criminal cases who were autopsied between these years were examined and 215 cases who died due to CO poisoning were evaluated for age, sex, the month of the event occurred, origin, death time, CO source and carboxyhemoglobin (COHb) values. 215 criminal cases were constituting 3.01% of 7133 criminal cases who were autopsied within 8 years in Trabzon. 91 of the cases were (42.3%) female and 124 were (57.7%) male and the male/female case ratio was 1.4. Mean age of the cases was 48.8±27.1years. 24.1% of deaths occurred in January 74% at home. CO source was found to be charcoal in 55.3% of cases. Mean COHb level detected in cases was 54.9±17.6%. Conclusion: Carbon monoxide poisoning is an important social problem in our country as in many developing countries. It is concluded that with their medicolegal experiences and suggestions, forensic medicine specialists can play an important role to manage carbon monoxide poisonings which are mainly...
      PubDate: 2018-12-23
      Issue No: Vol. 23, No. 3 (2018)
  • The Detective Fiction: Forensic Literature in Turkey and The World with
           Its Implacable Historical Background

    • Authors: Reyyan Ağaoğlu, Gökhan Oral
      Pages: 180 - 189
      Abstract: Language and discourse constitute a whole; literature, which forms a part of discourse through literary works and suggests an idea about so many facts just like historical, social and psychological events, is studied by other disciplines besides Linguistics; Forensic Science, having a multidisciplinary feature, is one of them. As the detective fiction forms a part of literature, the relationship of this part with Forensic Sciences inevitably remains at the forefront. Throughout the emergence of human beings, crime occupies a place in the life of the mankind and this issue manifests itself in literary works. The detective fiction, formed through crime-criminal-detective triangle, is a source by which Forensic Sciences profit. This study is carried out to investigate developmental stages of the detective fiction by assessing the position of the detective fiction in Turkish and world literature. In the scope of the study, a literature review was made and developmental stages of the detective fiction in Turkish and world literature were traced. In this regard, a qualitative study was prepared and a chronological schema which reveals the most important and lively works of Turkish and world literature was created. At the end of the study, it was learned that the detective fiction emerged through police power and the policemen and the detectives, who had left their marks in history, set light to literary works which still remain a mystery.
      PubDate: 2018-12-23
      Issue No: Vol. 23, No. 3 (2018)
  • The Effect of Neuroanatomic Development in Childhood and Adolescents to
           The Juvenile Criminal Responsibility

    • Authors: Abdulkadir Yıldız
      Pages: 190 - 200
      Abstract: Technological and conceptual developments in recent years have enabled the establishment of the relationship between the structural and functional maturation of the adolescents brain and adolescents behavior. Diffusion tensor imaging (DTI) studies have shown that white matter in the frontal region and myelination are significantly lower in children than in adults. The construction of gray and white matter continues until early adulthood, including adolescence. The thickness and maturation of the dorsolateral prefrontal cortex, which performs impulse control, judgment, and decision making, is the region that reaches the adult level at the latest. The increase in white matter reflects the increase in myelination associated with age related cognitive processes. In adolescence, significant changes occur in the dopamine receptor concentration and distribution in the pathways between the limbic system in which emotions, reward and punishment experiences are treated and the prefrontal cortex, the chief of brain executive functions. Studies on the serotonergic system, which has significant effects on many behaviors such as mood, sleep, anxiety, impulsivity, have shown that the restructuring of serotonergic neurotransmission continues throughout childhood and adolescence. These findings indicate that many complex cognitive processes do not complete their development until early adulthood. The literature suggests that adolescents are inadequate in moral, social, legal reasoning, judgment, decision making, and impulse control, which have an important role in assessing criminal responsibility in adolescence due to neuroanatomical and neurochemical changes. When studies on the evaluation of child criminal responsibility made by the doctors in Turkey are examined, it is seen that the...
      PubDate: 2018-12-23
      Issue No: Vol. 23, No. 3 (2018)
  • Laser Tattoo (Tattooing) Removal with Responsibility of The Doctor: A Case

    • Authors: Ebru Yolaçan, Gülşah Dağ Oğlakcıoğlu, Gürol Cantürk
      Pages: 201 - 204
      Abstract: Tattoo (tattooing) is a practice that continued from ancient times to modern-day. It represents a belief for communities, a social class or the identity. Tattoo is applied to human body in different patterns and colors. Some of the mare temporary while others are permanent. The ink injected into the dermis layer ensures that tattoo is permanent. Tattooing has gained prevalence among young people in recent years. Associated with prevalent, later, depending on the increase of those who want to be removed tattoo, scientists have searched for different treatments on tattoo removal methods. Some of these methods are destructive techniques such as dermabrasion, cryosurgery, electrosurgery and surgical excision. Since they have a lot of side effects, laser technology has advanced in recent years. The most common method used today for tattoo removal is the Q- switched laser method. A few clinics are aimed at disintegrating the tattoo painting by interfering with...
      PubDate: 2018-12-23
      Issue No: Vol. 23, No. 3 (2018)
  • Decompression Sickness: A Rarely Encountered Case in Forensic Medicine

    • Authors: Orhan Meral, Ahsen Kaya, Ekin Özgür Aktaş
      Pages: 205 - 208
      Abstract: Decompression Disease, also known as Caisson Disease, is a condition caused by bubbles formed by inert gases (Nitrogen, Helium, etc.) dissolved in blood and tissues under pressure and is usually seen in divers. These inert gases, which are dissolved by the action of decreasing pressure, come out of solution and form bubbles in vessels and tissues resulting in prevention of tissue nutrition. This condition may produce no symptoms; however, it also may result in a wide range of pathologies from simple fatigue to dyspnea, paraplegia and even death. A 41-year-old male patient who applied to the Forensic Medical Polyclinic with a request for report and developed a “Decompression Disease” resulting from rapid water surface elevation from 27 meters in depth at sea according to the received story is presented as a rare case in forensic medicine practice and to emphasize the forensic medical approach in such cases.
      PubDate: 2018-12-23
      Issue No: Vol. 23, No. 3 (2018)
  • A Case of Burn Related to Over-Heating of The Cell Phone Battery

    • Authors: Fatmagül Aslan, Hacer Yaşar Teke
      Pages: 209 - 211
      Abstract: Contemporary communication tools are rather advanced tools, and cell phones have become indispensable parts of our daily lives. The purpose of this case report is to draw attention to new types of forensic cases that could develop in parallel with the advancement of technology and their consequences. 35-year-old male’s cell phone battery warmed up and burned his left hand, 2x2 cm sized 2nd degree burn wound with a 1x1 cm bulb area in the middle was found on the left hand palm thenar area. Today, mobile phone technology is the most advanced form of mobile communication in communication technologies. In our country and in the world there is a need for detailed studies dealing with health, communication, social, economic and legal aspects.
      PubDate: 2018-12-23
      Issue No: Vol. 23, No. 3 (2018)
  • First Forensic Case Report Related To Drone Accident: Case Series

    • Authors: Sıla Yazkan Hira, Taner Akar, Birol Demirel
      Pages: 212 - 214
      Abstract: Drone is the most commonly used and most preferred term for the air vehicle amongst Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs). Without an on board human pilot (the person who controls drone), drones can be managed and guided from land thanks to its remote control system. The usage of drones are very versatile since they provide convenience in many areas including security, military information collection, journalism and imaging, thanks to the equipment that can be carried on it such as camera, weapon and radar. This widespread using of drones has led to the questioning of UAVs in terms of legal, social and security matters. In our study, three forensic cases due to the same drone accident were presented for the purpose of contribution to the literature. Numerous accounts of drone collisions with humans are present in the news media, though only two case have been reported in the medical literature to date...
      PubDate: 2018-12-23
      Issue No: Vol. 23, No. 3 (2018)
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