Journal of
Clinical Pathology and Forensic Medicine

  • Abbreviation: J. Clin. Pathol. Forensic Med.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-2405
  • DOI: 10.5897/JCPFM
  • Start Year: 2010

JCPFM Articles in press

Study of Deaths in Elderly Patients in Kumasi; What Do They Die of and Where?

Article in Press

Introduction: The proportion of the aged (65 years and above) in Ghana is projected to increase from 7% in 2010 to 12% in 2050. This small projected increase begs the question of the quality of end-to-life care and the subsequent cause of death among the elderly population in Ghana. This retrospective study aims at investigating all manner of deaths and place of death among those aged 65 years and older, based on autopsy...

Author(s):Paul Poku Sampene Ossei, Nicholas Niako , William Gilbert Ayibor, Benedict Mawuli Agagli, Emmanuel Asante, Yaw Arkoh Badu Essuman

Hyoid bone fracture and an Elucidation of Circumstances in a Case of Ligature Strangulation by Garroting.

Article in Press

Ligature strangulation is an important aspect of forensic practice and unless proven otherwise is considered to be a homicide. We report a case of a traveler, who was attending a political procession, later was robbed and strangulated with a scarf by some anti-social elements. His body was subsequently abandoned in the wilderness to get decomposed that lead to the diminution of valuable traumatic signatures over the neck,...

Author(s):Prateek Karagwal, Pawan Mittal, Balraj Sharma, Gaurav Sharma

Fire-related death: an unusual histopathologic clue of forensic relevance

Article in Press

Fire-related deaths are an issue for forensic pathologists particularly in ascertain if death occurred before or during fire. The authors highlight a unique bronchiolar epithelial cytological clue (nuclear heat-induced elongation) determined by active inhalation of hot gases and fumes, not yet described in the literature at so distal small airways level.

Author(s):Tombolini Antonio,Giorgetti Arianna and Cannovo Nunzia

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