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
  • Published Articles: 28

Table of Content: February 2011; 2(2)

February 2011

Substance abuse and its medico-legal considerations

Drug abuse and dependence ‘represents different ends’ the same disease processes. Over the long-term, this dependence results in physical harms, behavioural problems and association with people that have seen seems abused. The actions of drugs are misused in all fields. This misused is not limited to therapeutic purposes, but to terminate the frustrated lives as well. During the past few years, dramatic...

Author(s): Putul Mahanta

February 2011

Road traffic accident deaths as seen in a Tertiary Health Centre Jos University Teaching Hospital (JUTH), Jos, North central, Nigeria

World wide, road traffic accidents have contributed significantly to morbidity and mortality in all regions. With the increase in population, indulgence in alcohol and drug intoxication, increased civilization with consequent increase in the number of vehicles worldwide, road traffic accidents have increased enormously with developing nations worst hit. Several persons have lost their lives in an attempt to move from...

Author(s): Silas O. A, Adoga A. A, Isichei C., Echejoh G. O., Manasseh M. N. and Olu-Silas R. A.