This sqadia.com video medical lecture explains about the fatal child abuse. Our medical specialist, Dr. Hina Khan delineates about the damage caused to the children by their guardians, which often leads to death. Modes through which death occurs have also been comprehensively discussed. Forensic pathologist also highlights the importance of fatal injuries which includes head injuries, bitemarks, damage to chest case. Alongside, autopsy features are also discussed in this lecture.
Modes of Death and Surface Bruising
This section primarily focuses upon the modes of death and surface bruising. In the beginning, child abuse and various modes of death have been highlighted. Forensic pathologist, Dr. Hina Khan has also shed light upon surface bruising. In addition to that, the age of bruise which indicate episodes of injury at different times has also been talked about.
Skeletal damage has been discussed in this section. At the commencement, skeletal damage in child abuse and various fractures of the skull have been conferred about. Furthermore, limb fractures have also been delineated. Towards the end, Dr Hina has elaborated the damage to the chest case, dating of fracture and certain bone diseases and infant fractures.
This section solely talks about the fatal injuries. Head injury in child abuse are the most common ones. Alongside that, the damage in visceral injury in child abuse and damage to eyes, ear and mouth has been comprehensively explained. Additionally, nature of burns and bite marks have also been conversed about.
Autopsy features of child abuse are discussed broadly in this section. In any case of child abuse, some measures to take before autopsy are described in the beginning. Various methods like post-mortem imaging and radiological SS along with internal and external examination has been deliberated in detail. Furthermore, the types of samples to be collected for the microbial culturing has also been talked about.