Forensic Medicine important topic list for NEET-PG, NEXT, and INICET

Forensic Medicine important topics that should be covered & are essential for any examinations whether it be NEET PG, NEXT, or INICET.

Legal Procedure -:

  • Inquest
  • Types of courts
  • Evidence
  • Oath
  • Dying Declaration Vs Dying Deposition
  • Witness
  • Conduct money, Subpoena- definition

Medical Law and Ethics -:

  • MCI Function
  • Professional Misconduct/Infamous Conduct Vs Professional Negligence
  • Privileged Communication
  • Consent
  • Res Ipsa Loquitur
  • Euthanasia
  • Health Related Declarations of World Medical Council
  • Indian Penal Code (IPC)

Identification -:

  • Age, Race, Sex Determination (Very Important)
  • Hair
  • Dactylography
  • Teeth
  • Poroscopy
  • Anthropometry

Autopsy -:

  • Techniques
  • Types of Autopsy
  • Embalming
  • Preservation of Viscera in Poisoning
  • Artefact
  • Exhumation

Thanatology -:

  • Suspended Animation
  • Signs of Death (Algor Mortis, Rigor Mortis, Changes In Eye, Post – Mortem, Hypostasis, Putrefaction, Adipocere, Mummification)
  • Criteria of Death
  • Entomology
  • Death Certificate
  • Brain stem death

Injuries -:

  • Abrasion
  • Contusion
  • Laceration
  • Incised Wound
  • Stab Wound
  • Firearm Wounds
  • Thermal (Cold and Hot Injuries)
  • Range of Firearms
  • Types of Bullets
  • Bomb Explosion Injuries
  • Fabricated wound

Burn Injuries -:

  • AM Vs PM Burn
  • Post Mortem Changes
  • Burn Classification
  • Electrocution
  • Lightening Injury

Toxicology -:

  • General Principles of Toxicology
  • Lead (Pb)
  • Zinc (Zn)
  • Arsenic (As)
  • Mercury (Hg)
  • Cyanide Poisoning (Prussic Acid/Hcn)
  • Aluminium Phosphide (Celphos)
  • Alcohol
  • Barbiturates
  • Datura
  • Phenol (Carbolic Acid)
  • Sulfuric Acid
  • Organophosphorus Poisoning
  • Phosphorus Poisoning
  • Aconite Poisoning
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