publication . Article . 2015

Death: clinical and forensic anthropological perspectives

Etty Indriati, Etty Indriati;
Open Access Indonesian
  • Published: 18 Nov 2015 Journal: Journal of the Medical Sciences (Berkala ilmu Kedokteran) (issn: 2356-3931, eissn: 0126-1312, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Journal of the Medical Sciences (Berkala ilmu Kedokteran)
All biological living beings inevitably die, and the ways to die vary although in essence death is a manifestation of the absence of Oxygen in the brain. After death, biological remains undertake proteolysis and decomposition. The aim of this article is to discuss clinical death, cerebral or medicolegal death, social death, phases of cerebral death, and biological process after death—which is important for forensic medicine and forensic anthropology. How long a person die, if the time elapsed is in minutes, hours, days and a week,-it is within the field of medical forensic and pathological forensic. If the time elapsed after death is in weeks, months, or years...
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