Medical detective(forensic)

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Would you like to be Medical Detective? - the challenges and prospects, myths and realities Dr. Adarsh Kumar Commonwealth Fellow, Scotland, UK Fellow, Royal Society of Medicine, UK Additional Prof., Forensic Med. & Tox. Faculty I/c Medical Records Section & Medical Social Welfare Unit(JPNATC) AIIMS, New Delhi Member International Academy Leg Med -Canadian Society of Forensic Sciences -British Association in Forensic Medicine Visiting Faculty-Cambridge, UK

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  • 1. Would you like to be Medical Detective? - the challenges and prospects, myths and realitiesDr. Adarsh Kumar Commonwealth Fellow, Scotland, UK Fellow, Royal Society of Medicine, UKAdditional Prof., Forensic Med. & Tox. Faculty I/c Medical Records Section & Medical Social Welfare Unit(JPNATC)AIIMS, New Delhi Member International Academy Leg Med -Canadian Society of Forensic Sciences -British Association in Forensic Medicine Visiting Faculty-Cambridge, UK

2. INSPIRE-Innovation in Sc Pursuit for Inspired ResearchToday Guruwar 20 Feb 2014 3. Alfred Hitchcock- Film Director Suspense, thriller movies 4. Famous Novelist Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (1887) Scottish author & physician Famous fictional character Sherlock Holmes Holmes is famous for his -astute logical reasoning, -ability to adopt almost any disguise, -use of forensic science skills to solve difficult cases. 5. It is an old maxim of mine that when you have excluded the impossible, whatever remains, however improbable, must be truth Quote from Sherlock Holmes Arushi Hemraj Murder case 6. What is Forensics? Appln of scientific knowledge for purpose of admn of Law Extremely Challenging 7. Forensic Medicine (Medical Detective) Application of med & paramedical knowledge admn of law 8. Dead body is extremely eloquent and honestly informative, if one exercises patience in listening to it 9. Exhumation 10. Sc. Visits- RSM, London UK 11. Sc. Visits- RSM, London UK 12. Convetnional- Work at Mortuary 13. PM ExamHow it is done? 14. Forensics- huge potential for research 15. India>50% mortuaries 16. 25-30% 222325 17. Ideal? Morgue Trolley- detachable 18. Autopsy Hall-Daylight, Transmitter,Mike Water supply C&W with proper drainage 19. Viewing Area with AV appliances 20. Autopsy Instruments 21. Autopsy Instruments 22. Autopsy Instruments 23. Evidence Collection Boxes &Kits 24. Autopsy knife with blades 25. Autopsy knife with blades 26. Protective-3G:Gowns, Gum boots, Gears 27. Forensic Anthropology 28. Nithari Killings, Noida 29. Dactylography- greatest discovery from India Two Police Const Kolkata,1882 Aziz Ul-Haq & Bose 16 Points- 4 types just like 26 alpha in English UNIQUE FBI, USA -largest database 30. CSICrime Scene Investigation 31. Forensic Biology- blood, biological materials 32. Forensic Serology- biological stains 33. Forensic Biotechnology e.g. DNA Profiling 34. Forensic Biochemistryvarious body fluids 35. Forensic EntomologyArthropods Insects Time since death Thanatology 36. FIREARM INJURIES- captivating BUT extremely diff. to interpret 37. Forensic Ballistics 38. Forensic Odontology 39. Forensic Engineering reconstruction of accidents 40. Forensic ToxicologyDrug Abuse 41. SnakesScorpion 42. Forensic Psychology Brain mapping Lie detection Narco-analysis 43. Questioned Documents Forgery, Handwriting, Suicide Note 44. White collar crimes FraudFake currency 45. Cyber forensics Hacking Identity Theft Credit Card 46. Few words of wisdom If u fail, never give up FAIL 1st attempt in learning End is not the end, in fact END Effort never dies If u get No as an answer Remember NO Next Opportunity 47. Few things to rememberStudyUnderstandLearning Connect to Concept 48. Few things to remember Choice Chance Follow your passion Inspire Motivated Success? Making an impact on others Influence others 49. Cambridge- Famous Apple tree 50. Cambridge- by night 51. Dr/Scientist Impartial Witness If the law has made you a witness, remain a man of science. You have no victim to avenge, no guilty or innocent person to convict or save you must bear testimony within the limits of science. Dr. P.C.H. Brouardel 19th Century French Medico-legalist 52. Any query? Further [email protected]