Materials for 2 test
- Forensic Anthropology cases
- Forensic Pathology in Canada
- Introduction to Forensic Chemistry
- The Forensic Autopsy and cause of death
- Forensic Odontology
- Injuries and wounds examination
- Firearm Injuries
- Interesting cases in forensic pathology
- Central Receiving office
- Firearm Investigation
- Coroner services in Canada are under the provincial government. The service is headed by a chief
- Antemortem dental records may be obtained from the dentist, military, prison, hospital.
- Among the goals of death investigation: to determine the manner and cause of death, the protection
of other third parties, the expansion of scientific knowledge and the promotion of preventable death.
- LIMS stands for: Laboratory information management system
- The duties of forensic pathologist include: reviewing medical history, reviewing witness statements,
scene examination, autopsy examination.
- The disease or injury which initiated a chain of events resulting in death is known as the cause of
- In order to cause a bodily injury, an outside force must be greater than the elasticity and the inertia of
the tissue contacted.
- Professionalism governs how one acts, how one dresses.
- Third step of a medico-legal death investigation is autopsy: 1. Collect information, 2. External
examination/autopsy, 3. Lab tests
- Younger individual: more precise dental age estimation.
- A coroner’s inquest is mandatory when there is a death in custody, death in a psychiatric facility,
accidental death on a construction site.
- The Centre for Forensic Sciences is situated within the Ministry of community safety and
Correctional Services and is independent of the Police and Attorney General.
- An abrasion is caused when the superficial layer of skin is destroyed. A laceration wound is a tear in
the tissue produced by blunt force injury. A bruise (contusion) is defined as an area of hemorrhage
into the skin of soft tissue as result of rupture of blood vessels due to blunt fore injury. A chop
wound caused by heavy instruments, or weapons, whi