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The reins and organization of forensic medical examination

Before conducting the forensic examination or inspection, the expert is obliged to establish the identity of the witness on the passport or a substituting document. The witness by asking clarified the circumstances in which it was incurred damage, and other circumstances of the incident event (e.g., forced sexual intercourse, abortion and other). These circumstances recorded in detail in the introductory section of "expert report" or "Act". It is recommended to familiarize with the other material available in the materials of the investigation of the case concerning the incident event, about which the examination. Special attention should be paid to the study of genuine medical documents.
The survey is conducted at outpatient clinics and departments of forensic medical examination in hospitals as well as in the investigator's office, in the premises of the police, courts and prisons. In forensic outpatient clinics or offices conduct expert concerning the nature and severity of physical injuries, sexual status and sexual offences, establish productive capacity, the size of the loss of earning capacity , etc. When performing these types of expertise as consultants may be engaged appropriate medical specialists (trauma surgeon, neurologist, gynecologist, radiologist, venerologist) . If law enforcement authorities in the course of investigative actions are urgently needed to clarify the nature of the injury and the severity of injuries and the victim (the suspect or the accused) for a long time is being treated in hospital, the examination is performed in a hospital, with as consultants it is advisable to involve doctors of this medical institution. Expertise is expedient to carry out without delay, so as to better address the questions is extremely important to fix the initial changes.
If the state of health of the witness does not allow the expert to reveal details of the damage, it only logs that can be detected by visual inspection, and directs the victim to a medical institution for the provision of quality health care. Subsequent examination and study of medical documents is required.
Representatives of bodies of inquest, investigation and court cannot be present during the medical examination of persons of the opposite sex when the examination is followed by the exposure of body parts. Not allowed actions that are dangerous to health or degrading specialist, and at the time of examination concerning sexual offences requires the presence of a health professional (nurse, nurse, and other) of the same gender and testify face.
"The rules of forensic medical obstetric-gynecological examination" provides for the presence of parents and representatives of the authority of people education gynecological examination of persons under 16 years of age.
Sometimes medical examiner has to make a conclusion on the submitted medical documents. This need arises in the case when the person against whom it is necessary to make an examination, for whatever reason, is absent in the area or has occurred complete healing of the damage. While at the disposal of the expert should be granted only the originals of medical documents, which should contain comprehensive, objective data on the nature of the injury and during the post-traumatic period. If such information is insufficient, the medical examiner should refrain from conclusions or to bring a petition to the justice on playback information.