Estimating the Post-Mortem Interval in Immersed Cadavers : The Example of an Animal Model
Many methods have been proposed to estimate the postmortem interval, based in particular on the heat loss of the cadaver. These methods have the advantage of being simple to use and giving a rapid result. However, they raise real problems when the cadaver has been immersed, either totally, partially or temporarily.
KeywordsHeat Loss Body Surface Area Case Work Forensic Pathology Rapid Result
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