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Dying and death

The definition of view of death is associated with the establishment of the factors uniting in its origin or the effects on the human body. For example, when a violent death common injuries arising from exposure to sharp and blunt objects, parts of the moving vehicles caused by firearms and so on, All this combines the notion - the kind of death from mechanical damage. Hanging, drowning, compression of the chest and abdomen, zadaszenia vomit and other reasons that have caused asphyxia, United in a General view - mechanical asphyxia. When non-violent death there are also species that characterize different groups of diseases: cardiovascular system, Central nervous system, respiratory organs, infectious etiology, etc.
Expressed above medico-legal definitions allow us to offer conditional forensic classification of death.

Forensic classification of death.
I. Category death: violent and non-violent
II. Genus death:
1) the kind of violent death (outer influence):
a) murder;
b) suicide;
C) an accident.
2) a sort of non-violent death (tanatogenesis): a) sudden death.
III. Kinds of death:
1) types of violent death:
a) mechanical damage;
b) from mechanical asphyxia;
in) from poisoning (poisons);
g) from the effects of extreme temperatures;
d) from the action of electricity;
e) from the influence of changes of atmospheric pressure;
W) from the action of radiant energy;
2) types of non-violent death:
a) from diseases of the cardiovascular system;
b) from diseases of respiratory organs;
in) from Central nervous system diseases;
g) from the diseases of gastrointestinal tract;
d) from malignant neoplasms;
e) in infectious diseases;
g) during pregnancy and childbirth;
C) from diseases of other body systems.
After biological death in the body develop post-mortem processes, the intensity of which, their intensity depends on many internal and external factors. Post-mortem changes that occur in the body, in forensic medicine usually denoted as "early" and "late". Expert analysis of these changes allows to solve many special issues of importance for the bodies of justice in the investigation of criminal offences against life.

Checklist
1. Why moment of death is conditional and how is it defined?
2. What morphological features in the body of the processes are characterized by "acute" actual death and death, which was preceded by atonal period?
3. List of so-called "orienting" the signs of death. What is the degree of their diagnostic reliability?
4. Define the basic concepts in forensic classification of death (category, genus, species). What are the limits of competence of a forensic expert at their diagnosis?