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Medicolegal Aspects of Forensic Radiology

  • Claudio Buccelli
  • Massimo NiolaEmail author
  • Pierpaolo Di Lorenzo
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Abstract

Forensic medicine, as an application science, has always used, for forensic purposes, all scientific innovations and the new means of investigation that over the years have been introduced into clinical practice for diagnostic purposes.

The medical examiner, in fact, having to answer specific questions, must be able to use clinical data as clear, objective, and scientifically accurate as possible, framing the biological matter within highly rigid legal or insurance schemes.

Keywords

Forensic medicine Postmortem computed tomography Radiology Medical-legal issues 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Biomedical Advanced Sciences – Legal SectionUniversity of Napoli Federico IINaplesItaly

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