forensic medical approach to infant mortality has a special place. Determining
whether a baby is born alive or dead is important for forensic medicine. The
aim of this study is to determine the causes of death in infant deaths and to
emphasize the factors that should be considered in approaching especially cases
with forensic dimension.
investigation into the incident was initiated when a person poured garbage into
collecting waste materials and found a baby body in the bag on the resident at
an edge in the afternoon. Forensic medical examination; it was seen that the
whole body, including the face, was covered with dried yellow-brown amnion
residues and a dried blood smear behind the right ear. No traumatic findings
were found in the external and internal organs. The placenta was connected with
an umbilical cord in the corpus, and no signs of clamping were observed on the
umbilical cord. As a result of forensic medical procedures, stillbirth was
a result, since infant mortality rates are indicative of a level of health
development, it is an important goal to reduce these rates for our country.
Developing strategies to identify and prevent infant mortality; It is
obligatory to determine the missing, strengthen the infrastructure, and make
the autopsy and other examinations carefully.
|Subjects||Health Care Administration|
|Journal Section||Case Reports|
|Publication Date||June 30, 2019|
|Published in Issue||Year 2019Volume: 41 Issue: 2|