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Internal investigation of a corpse

Retrieved from cadaver organs inspected, measured and weighed, celebrate their consistency, volume, intensity of drawing, color, condition of blood vessels and the heart cavities, smells, serous condition and mucous membranes, vascular walls.
If there is a suspicion of pneumothorax, before opening the chest cavity in the depression made after the separation of the flap of skin on the chest, pour water and under water produce puncture in one of intercostal spaces. The output of air bubbles is a positive result of the sample.
If you suspect that was criminal abortion, as well as in unclear cases of sudden death in women in young and middle age, need to test for air embolism heart. Method sample the following. Midline incision of the skin begin not from the chin, and from the arm of the sternum. Department sternum produce at the level of the second intercostal spaces. Then reveal the pericardium. The edges of the incision and raise the cavity bags filled with water so that his heart was in the water. Through the layer of water produce puncture the front wall of the heart to the right. The output of air bubbles is a positive result of the sample.
The opening sequence of the bodies of the dead body on the assumption of availability of poisoning has a number of peculiarities. At external examination explore the slightest damage on the body surface, carefully examine all natural orifice. Special attention is paid to the presence of traces of injections.
When the internal investigation, it is advisable to first inspect the thoracic and abdominal cavities. Open the pericardium and the heart, which take blood, then cut open the stomach and intestines. On the stomach at the entrance and the porter put two ligatures, then extracted and opened on the lesser curvature in separate glass or porcelain. Just open the bowels. Examine the condition of the walls and the mucous membrane of the gastrointestinal tract, the content. Note his number, thickness, color and overall appearance, pH and other After opening the gastrointestinal tract explore other internal organs.
Forensic medical examination of the corpse is accompanied, as a rule, the application of appropriate laboratory research methods : histological, forensic chemical, biological, bacteriological, Botanical, physical-technical and other
Microscopic examination of organs and tissues especially when it is important to sudden death, acute infectious diseases, for the establishment of lifetime damages and davnosti etc. Pieces of organs and tissue for histological study carefully cut out, sharp instruments. Parts of organs and tissue for histological examination must meet the following requirements:
1) material must be taken so that it was included and pathological, and unchanged fabric, i.e., cut out the pieces of damaged tissues with capture healthy areas;
2) seized the drug should be all layers of the authority;
3) the size of the pieces must ensure a secure fit, so the optimum thickness should not exceed 0.5 cm, the area should be approximately 2X2 cm;
4)in the capture parts of the institutions with the capsule, it is advisable that this capsule is included in the slice of the authority.
Slices are recorded in a 10 % solution of formaldehyde or other locking liquids. Part thin-walled bodies before committing fix on a cardboard. Volume locking liquids must not be less than 10 times the amount taken for research pieces. Jar of objects supplied label on which indicate the number and date of conclusion, surname, name, patronymic of the deceased, the list of pieces taken for research, and other In the accompanying document briefly outline the circumstances of death, autopsy, autopsy or forensic medical diagnosis, indicate the purpose of the study. If necessary, present a copy of the conclusion.
When a violent death, accompanied by external bleeding, as well as in the study of the corpses of unknown persons and newborn mandatory in forensic biology laboratory transport blood from the cavity of the heart or large blood vessels to establish its group and standard facilities. If the blood is subject to long distance transport or may not be investigated during the day, take it in cheesecloth and dried at room temperature. When the bleeding corpse or rotting for these purposes, it is advisable to take the muscle tissue.