Profile of Pediatric Deaths in Bellary District

Authors

  • Gururaj Biradar1 , Pavanchand Shetty H2 , B Suresh Kumar Shetty3 , Haneil Larson Dsouza2, V Yogiraj4 ,Charan Kishor Shetty5

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.37506/ijfmt.v14i3.10474

Keywords:

Paediatric death, Autopsy, Road traffic accidents

Abstract

Study was conducted in VIMS bellary on cases brought for autopsy. The data was collected from the

postmortem report of the body brought for autopsy.The study done on 607 pediatric deaths in retrospective

manner. In this study it was found out that male mortality was higher in comparison to females. The

vulnerable or susceptible age group among the studied sample was 12 to 18 years. Road traffic accident was

found to be one of the major killers

Author Biography

Gururaj Biradar1 , Pavanchand Shetty H2 , B Suresh Kumar Shetty3 , Haneil Larson Dsouza2, V Yogiraj4 ,Charan Kishor Shetty5

Assistant Professor, Department of Forensic Medicine,VIMS Bellary, 2Associate Professor, 3Professor, Department

of Forensic Medicine Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore, MAHE Manipal, 4 Professor and Head, Department

of Forensic Medicine, VIMS Bellary, 5Assistant professor and Unit head, department of Forensic Medicine,

University Sultan Zainal Abidin( UniSZA) Malaysia

Published

2020-07-30

How to Cite

Gururaj Biradar1 , Pavanchand Shetty H2 , B Suresh Kumar Shetty3 , Haneil Larson Dsouza2, V Yogiraj4 ,Charan Kishor Shetty5. (2020). Profile of Pediatric Deaths in Bellary District. Indian Journal of Forensic Medicine & Toxicology, 14(3), 836-838. https://doi.org/10.37506/ijfmt.v14i3.10474