Evaluation of the fire-related deaths: Autopsy study


Aydogdu H. I. , Ketenci H. C. , Askay M., Boz H., KIRCI G. S. , ÖZER E.

ULUSAL TRAVMA VE ACIL CERRAHI DERGISI-TURKISH JOURNAL OF TRAUMA & EMERGENCY SURGERY, vol.27, no.5, pp.539-546, 2021 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 27 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2021
  • Doi Number: 10.14744/tjtes.2020.64911
  • Title of Journal : ULUSAL TRAVMA VE ACIL CERRAHI DERGISI-TURKISH JOURNAL OF TRAUMA & EMERGENCY SURGERY
  • Page Numbers: pp.539-546
  • Keywords: Autopsy, burn, carboxyhemoglobin levels, death, forensic medicine, BURNS, FATALITIES, EPIDEMIOLOGY, DIAGNOSIS, RISK

Abstract

BACKGROUND: The fire is a public health problem that occurs because of various reasons, threatens the lives of organisms, and may cause economic losses. The forensic investigation and the crime (event) scene investigation and first medical examination to be performed for the persons in the fire scene might reveal important evidences.