Legal medicine

A.Y. 2019/2020
5
Max ECTS
47
Overall hours
SSD
MED/43
Language
Italian
Learning objectives
The course aims at providing students with general knowledge about:
i) the main forensic aspects of medical issues;
ii) the principles of forensic pathology and clinical forensic medicine;
iii) the Italian legislation as well as bioethics and the ethical code;
iv) the post-mortem alterations, certification, the estimation of time since death, identification, scene of crime, medical malpractice and social and private insurance.
Expected learning outcomes
The students know:
i) the tools for differential diagnosis of violence and of crimes against the person, to appropriately describe and interpret trauma;
ii) how to use the underlying principles of consent, medical liability, medical ethics and reporting.
Course syllabus and organization

Unique edition

MED/43 - FORENSIC MEDICINE - University credits: 5
Informal teaching: 15 hours
Lessons: 32 hours
Professor: Cattaneo Cristina