Study of fatal female burns in Manipal

N. G. Rao

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Abstract

Death due to the burns amongst the women is most usual in India. Sixty fatal cases of burns trauma, alleged to be of accidental origin, referred for Medicolegal Autopsy to the Department of Forensic medicine, Kasturba Medical College, Manipal, which were analysed statistically revealed the dreadful fact that these cases are mostly deliberate, giving credence to the concept of 'Dowry Death'.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)57-60
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Forensic Medicine and Toxicology
Volume14
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 01-12-1997
Externally publishedYes

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Burns
Medicine
death
forensic medicine
Forensic Medicine
Marriage
trauma
India
Autopsy
Wounds and Injuries

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Pathology and Forensic Medicine
  • Toxicology

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Rao, N. G. / Study of fatal female burns in Manipal. In: Journal of Forensic Medicine and Toxicology. 1997 ; Vol. 14, No. 2. pp. 57-60.
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