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International Journal of Forensic Medicine

2024, Vol. 6, Issue 1, Part A

Characteristics of cases required for health assessment at the National institute of forensic medicine in the years 2014-2023


Author(s): Nguyen Duc Nhu and Dao Hoang Diem

Abstract: Health assessment is one of the tasks of forensic medicine in Vietnam to determine someone's health is impaired or the medical condition, helping the authorities to resolve matters accurately, objectively, and in accordance with the law in investigation, prosecution, trial, and execution of sentences. A cross sectional study was conducted at National Institute of forensic medicine of Vietnam in order to describe characteristics of cases required for health assessment. Research results on 98 cases required for health assessment showed that: The group age from 41 - 50 years old accounted for the highest proportion with 27.55%; health assessment for investigation accounted for the highest rate of 59.18%; the results of the assessmenr confirmed the presence of disease, accounted for 60.20%, disease but had stabilized treatment with 31.63% and without disease 8.16%; among the group of disease, urinary and genital diseases accounted for the largest number with 32.65%, followed by musculoskeletal diseases with 24.48%, cardiovascular diseases with 16.32%,...; the group of people with one disease accounted for the highest rate with 59.18%, the remaining were cases with many combined diseases.

DOI: 10.33545/27074447.2024.v6.i1a.70

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Nguyen Duc Nhu, Dao Hoang Diem. Characteristics of cases required for health assessment at the National institute of forensic medicine in the years 2014-2023. Int J Forensic Med 2024;6(1):13-17. DOI: 10.33545/27074447.2024.v6.i1a.70
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